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A $480,000 initiative was announced Thursday by the Rhode Island Foundation, in partnership with state and local education officials, aimed at closing the achievement gap for English as a Second Language learners, according to a release by the organization. more
Elsa Duré never imagined she would be CEO of a nonprofit before the age of 30. But she doesn't even mention her position at the Rhode Island Mayoral Academies as one of her greatest accomplishments. What she does mention is the success of … more
Gov. Gina M. Raimondo in her 2017 State of the State Address on Tuesday focused on efforts to help support middle-class Rhode Islanders, through reduction of automobile taxes and a new scholarship aimed at students attending state colleges and universities. more
Reason Foundation published its 22nd annual Highway Report on Thursday ranking all 50 states in terms of overall highway performance and cost effectiveness. The news isn’t good for Rhode Island, as its 47th ranking lands it only three spots higher than last place Alaska. more
A Washington County Superior Court jury on Monday found Daniel E. Doyle Jr., founder of the Institute for International Sport, guilty on all charges related to his embezzlement case. more
Rhode Island, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, ranks 47th worst in the nation for giving and the Rhode Island Foundation wants to change that through a pilot program which aims to boost charitable giving in the smallest state in the union. more
In the first-ever coordinated gift by senior leadership members of Citizens Bank, personal donations totaling $200,000 were made to the Citizens Charitable Foundation during the December holiday season. more
Roger Williams University and the nonprofit Arts in Common are pursuing a plan to renovate the long-vacant Walley School at the center of Bristol, for conversion to an arts and cultural hub. more
A new educational program in honor of Roger Williams, funded by Letitia and John Carter through the Rhode Island Foundation, will give students and teachers access to a trove of information on Rhode Island’s founding father, and also award up to $240,000 a year in college scholarships, according to an announcement made Tuesday by the Rhode Island Foundation. more
Sail Newport recently celebrated the topping-off for its construction of a new Marine Education and Recreation Center. more
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