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Seventeen University of Rhode Island students recently analyzed the Providence harbor to recommend ways to make it more resilient to severe weather and sea-level rise, including building a 2,000-foot-long, 25-foot-tall barrier. more
The E. Richard Durfee Scholarship Fund raised more than $20,000 during its first annual fundraiser. Proceeds from the event will provide scholarships to Narragansett High School students pursuing higher education in math or science fields. more
A behavioral-health intervention program for Woonsocket students kicked off with six weeks of training this summer and is expanding to West Warwick in the fall as a way for educators and health providers to team up to help at-risk youth. more
A $75 million federal Race to the Top grant has enabled Rhode Island to complete initiatives ranging from refining teacher evaluations to implementing user-friendly data systems, according to a report issued by the education commissioner late Monday. more
WOONSOCKET – Mount Saint Charles Academy next fall will expand its current seventh- through 12th-grade structure to begin accepting sixth-grade students. more
Rhode Island students improved their SAT scores on both mathematics and reading, and while scores are below the national averages, state officials said they represent improvements and narrow the achievement gap among students of color. more
People’s Credit Union has named 13 students to its third Youth Advisory Board, a program the institution uses to help “the credit union better understand the needs and perspectives of today’s youth and their finances.” more
The Carnegie Corporation of New York has awarded a $3 million three-year grant to the Providence Public School District to create two new high schools in the city modeled on the philanthropy organization’s school-design principles. more
Again this year, Rhode Island ranks 33rd out of 42 states and the District of Columbia for implementing policies that foster charter school growth. more
Edd Spidell, founder and teacher of the pre-engineering and robotics technology program at the Cranston Area Career and Technical Center, has been named the 2015 SkillsUSA Rhode Island career and technical educator of the year. more
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