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  • Treasury Auctions Set for the Week of Sept. 25 - New York Times
    published on Sun, 24 Sep 2017 21:03:00 GMT
    Treasury Auctions Set for the Week of Sept. 25New York TimesRhode Island Health and Educational Building Corporation, $122 million of higher education facilities revenue bonds, University of Rhode Island auxiliary enterprise revenue and refinancing bonds, and education and general revenue and refinancing bonds....
  • Rhode Island models university-industry partnerships for effective workforce development - Education Dive
    published on Thu, 07 Sep 2017 15:02:45 GMT
    Rhode Island models university-industry partnerships for effective workforce developmentEducation DiveSince the Great Recession, states have continuously struggled with unemployment rates and devaluation of industries vital to local economies — and Rhode Island was no exception, having experienced highest unemployment rate for seven months in ... “We ......
  • US Department of Education Changes College Sexual Assault Guidelines - Voice of America
    published on Fri, 22 Sep 2017 21:06:06 GMT
    Voice of AmericaUS Department of Education Changes College Sexual Assault GuidelinesVoice of AmericaTerry Hartle, senior vice president of the American Council on Education, an organization of about 1,800 college presidents, said many schools would most likely do the same. Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, released a statement saying that ...Q&A on Campus Sexual Misconduct - US Department of EducationU.S. Department of EducationDepartment of Education Issues New Interim Guid...
  • The Department Of Education Cuts Off A Student Loan Watchdog - Rhode Island Public Radio
    published on Wed, 20 Sep 2017 15:51:45 GMT
    Rhode Island Public RadioThe Department Of Education Cuts Off A Student Loan WatchdogRhode Island Public RadioBut the U.S. Education Department has just called a halt to the enforcement collaboration between itself and CFPB. This move leaves 44 million student loan borrowers, owing $1.4 trillion in debt, with potentially less, or at least less-coordinated ...CFPB Takes Action Against National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts, Transworld Systems for Illegal Student Loan Debt ...Consumer Financial P...
  • This week's travel advisories from the Rhode Island Department of Education - The Westerly Sun
    published on Mon, 11 Sep 2017 05:06:22 GMT
    This week's travel advisories from the Rhode Island Department of EducationThe Westerly SunExeter/Richmond: I-95 South, from Exit 5 (Rte. 102) to the on-ramp from Rte. 3, one lane closed for bridge work, Monday night from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following day. WEEKDAY. Exeter/West Greenwich: I-95 North and South, from Exit 5 (Rte. 102) to the ......
  • American Community Colleges May Help More People Find Work - Voice of America
    published on Sat, 23 Sep 2017 22:12:49 GMT
    Voice of AmericaAmerican Community Colleges May Help More People Find WorkVoice of AmericaNow more than ever, higher education is one of the most important tools many people have as they seek a bright economic future. ... Two other states, Rhode Island and Oregon, have also started offering free community college to their citizens. And a ......
  • Study: Teacher absenteeism twice as high at RI public schools than at charters - The Providence Journal
    published on Wed, 20 Sep 2017 04:01:00 GMT
    The Providence JournalStudy: Teacher absenteeism twice as high at RI public schools than at chartersThe Providence JournalPROVIDENCE, R.I. — Rhode Island and Massachusetts are among a dozen states where chronic teacher absenteeism in traditional public schools is at least twice as high as it is in charter schools, according to a national study by the Thomas B. Fordham ...and more »...
  • DeVos 'Rethinks' Education; Irma Shuts Down Florida Schools - Rhode Island Public Radio
    published on Sat, 16 Sep 2017 10:52:21 GMT
    Rhode Island Public RadioDeVos 'Rethinks' Education; Irma Shuts Down Florida SchoolsRhode Island Public RadioThis week the education secretary visited Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri and Indiana on a "Rethink School" tour. Betsy DeVos visited public, charter, parochial and other private schools that are billed as innovative in some way. At one ...US Education Secretary Calls for Changes in How Colleges Handle Sex AssaultVoice of Americaall 220 news articles &...
  • Rhode Island staffer arrested at team facility - NBCSports.com
    published on Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:15:13 GMT
    Rhode Island staffer arrested at team facilityNBCSports.com“The University cannot comment further on the circumstances of the arrest, other individuals named in the arrest report or the details included in the arrest report until the investigation of the situation is complete,” a spokesperson for Rhode Island ...and more »...
  • Report: Rhode Island schools get failing grade, $627M needed in repairs - Turn to 10
    published on Thu, 14 Sep 2017 11:01:35 GMT
    Turn to 10Report: Rhode Island schools get failing grade, $627M needed in repairsTurn to 10Raimondo signed an executive order to create the Rhode Island Schools Task Force, which will get feedback from school districts and the public and report recommendations back to the Governor. The task force's duties include recommending specific ways ...and more »...