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Chafee appoints 2 to state education councils

Gov. Lincoln Chafee has selected chairmen for two new councils of the Rhode Island Board of Education. More>>

Providence receives $3M grant to develop new high schools Video included

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Education officials announce a $3 million grant to support the development of two small, innovative high schools in Providence. More>>

Superintendent of Mansfield schools announces resignation

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The superintendent accused of plagiarizing part of her graduation speech announces she's resigning. More>>

Pawtucket teachers sign 3-year deal

Pawtucket teachers have a new contract that includes both wage hikes and increases in their health care costs. More>>

Mount St. Charles Academy trims staff

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The private school says its trimming its faculty in line with declining enrollment.
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North Providence officials call naming rights 'untapped resource' Video included

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A local school district is considering selling its naming rights for its athletic field and schools. More>>

Jeffrey Osborne Classic to be held in August

The 3rd Annual Jeffrey Osborne Celebrity Classic is returning to August. The celebrity golf tournament, co-hosted by Magic Johnson, supports initiatives to bring back music and art programs in schools. More>>

Woonsocket school superintendent's contract won't be renewed

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Giovanna Donoyan will be let go when her contract expires Aug. 30.
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Met School student sets cooking record Video included

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Ben Perry officially sets the Guinness World Record for longest continuous cooking session. More>>

Obama holds up Worcester Tech as model for US Video included

President Barack Obama delivers the commencement address at Worcester Technical High School in Worcester, Mass., Wednesday, June 11, 2014 President Barack Obama delivers the commencement address at Worcester Technical High School in Worcester, Mass., Wednesday, June 11, 2014
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Worcester Technical High School stands as an example of a triumph against the odds.
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Providence College launches crisis app for cell phones, tablets Video included

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As on-campus emergencies become more common, Providence College says it wants students to be more informed. More>>

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