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The NECAP is designed to measure student achievement using a four-point scale, with a rating of two designating “partial proficiency.”

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Hoping to fulfill graduation requirement, thousands take NECAP retest

October 15, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Testing Success?

Rhode Island high school students must improve on junior year scores in order to earn diplomas in 2014.

Main streets such as Thayer, Waterman, Wickenden, Gano and Hope streets are not included in the new offer, and still ban overnight parking.

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City opens overnight parking passes to local students

September 26, 2013 0 comments

Residents may fill out a petititon to have parking banned on their street overnight.

Local universities respond to Obama’s aid plan

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Local universities respond to Obama’s aid plan

September 24, 2013 2 comments

The proposal would tie student federal aid to the new college rankings if approved by Congress.

R.I. company to develop offshore wind farm

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R.I. company to develop offshore wind farm

September 12, 2013 4 comments

The Deepwater Wind Energy Center will have about 200 turbines and produce 1000 megawatts.

Students celebrate the legalization of same-sex marriage in Rhode Island.

After 16 years, R.I. legalizes same-sex marriage

May 24, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2013

A signature from Gov. Lincoln Chafee ’75 P’14 May 2 concluded a 16-year-long journey to legalize same-sex marriage in Rhode Island.

Senior Orators: Tanayott Thaweethai

Senior Orators: Tanayott Thaweethai

May 24, 2013 0 comments
This article is part of the series Commencement Magazine 2013

Tanayott Thaweethai ’13 came to Brown hoping to explore the perspectives of students from all over the world and embrace the freedom of the New Curriculum.

Senior Orators: Elizabeth Mills

May 24, 2013 0 comments
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Elizabeth Mills ’13.5 said her Brown experience has been shaped by her love of teaching — the challenge of it and its humbling effects.

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R.I. Foundation awards two innovation fellowships

April 25, 2013 0 comments

The projects aim to eradicate Hepatitis C and bring design tools and programs to students.

Sen. Donna Nesselbush ’84, D-Pawtucket — the legislation’s primary sponsor — audience members and other senators celebrated the passage of the same-sex marriage bill after seeing the vote total appear on the screen.

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R.I. Senate approves same-sex marriage

April 25, 2013 3 comments

The legislation will likely be signed into law within the next few weeks and would take effect Aug. 1.

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Senate to vote on same-sex marriage bill today

April 24, 2013 0 comments

All five of Rhode Island’s Republican senators announced they will vote in favor of the legislation.