Topic: Education

Annenberg Institute searches for new director

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Annenberg Institute searches for new director

February 13, 2017 0 comments

The Annenberg Institute for School Reform will hire a new director as it seeks to expand its mission to address inequalities in education.

RI education leaders speak out against DeVos nomination

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RI education leaders speak out against DeVos nomination

January 31, 2017 0 comments

President Donald Trump’s nominee for Education Secretary Betsy DeVos could seriously impact education in Rhode Island by privatizing public education.

Science & Research

Study links school conditions to performance

November 8, 2016 0 comments

Though the study identified key factors in reduced teacher turnover, there is no quick fix to the problem, Kraft said.

Sex Week 2016 focuses on intersection of sex, technology

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Sex Week 2016 focuses on intersection of sex, technology

April 8, 2016 0 comments

Sex Week 2016: Generation Se(X), a week consisting of over 20 workshops devoted to sexual health education and empowerment, wraps up today.

‘Hope’ highlights local education disparities

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‘Hope’ highlights local education disparities

February 2, 2016 0 comments

Only five blocks up from the Thayer Street CVS, Blue State and a bevy of first-year dormitories lies Hope High School.

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Gov. Raimondo reexamines education funding formula

January 29, 2016 0 comments

A working group established by Gov. Gina Raimondo has released a 36-page report with policy recommendations for Rhode Island’s educational funding formula.

Archie R. Cole Middle School, Nayatt School and Francis J. Varieur Elementary School were recognized as National Blue Ribbon Schools.

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Blue waters and now Blue Ribbons in the Ocean State

October 15, 2015 0 comments

Three Rhode Island public schools were among the schools recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2015.

University News

Acting out the past: history courses rely on role-playing

September 23, 2015 0 comments

Students enrolled in some history courses this semester have found their professors using a surprising teaching technique — role-playing — as a means of engaging them in the material. Three history professors have incorporated Reacting to the Past, a role-playing game that originated at Barnard College, into their courses, said […]

Columns

Isman ’15: The future of education

March 31, 2015 2 comments

As the problems we face become more complicated and unique, those educated in problem solving — through a variety of means — will be our lifeline.

Science & Research

Study looks at mindfulness effects on health education

February 26, 2015 0 comments

Researchers investigated how ecological momentary assessment can be used to develop interventions for depression and self-inflicted harm.