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(Updated 3:21 p.m.) A new poll shows that the majority of Rhode Islanders think the state spends too little on road and bridge maintenance and that they also want the Pawtucket Red Sox to remain in Rhode Island, but they do not want to be taxed on either initiative. more
(Updated 10:35 a.m. and 11 a.m.)Brown University may have had the largest endowment out of colleges and universities in Rhode Island in fiscal 2014, but Salve Regina University had the largest percentage gain at 17.3 percent. more
By next fall, 39 Providence school principals will be developing programming based on a new policy called autonomy, an approach that could flip the traditional top-down administrative control in the central office on its head. more
August “arrived with a bang for Rhode Island,” according to University of Rhode Island economist Leonard Lardaro. more
Zero people support Lincoln D. Chafee for president, according to a new poll released by Monmouth University this week. more
There's a rock and a hard place that many private colleges find themselves between these days; to cope with poorly performing endowments and rising costs, they've had to hike tuition in a time when private higher education is already teetering on … more
The R.I. Office of the Postsecondary Commissioner is developing an online data warehouse for the state’s three public institutions of higher education that it hopes to launch next summer. more
Led by the Rhode Island Center for Freedom and Prosperity, a coalition of school reform advocates has launched “Bright Today Educational Choice,” a campaign espousing school choice in Rhode Island. more
As costs for higher education skyrocket and enrollments in graduate-level business programs level off, business schools face an urgent need to remake themselves. They must consider not just devising alternative delivery formats, but also revamping cost structures, staffing systems and other traditional aspects of the existing business model that make education almost unaffordable. In so doing, they could lead the way for change throughout higher education. more
Johnson & Wales University’s Ray McCue, an assistant professor, has been named best culinary educator in the Northeast. more
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