Topic: Education

Phi Beta Kappa elects 34 new members

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Phi Beta Kappa elects 34 new members

February 14, 2018 0 comments

Thirty-four members of the class of 2019 were elected to the University’s Phi Beta Kappa Society Feb. 6, wrote Chapter Administrator Mary Jo Foley in an email to The Herald.

Alum teaches vocabulary through hip-hop

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Alum teaches vocabulary through hip-hop

February 9, 2018 0 comments

You remove your headphones as you walk through the classroom door — the beat of the song you were just listening to still playing in your head — only to realize that this same song is being played aloud in your English class.

Medicaid program director for the Office of Health and Human Services Patrick Tigue (left) and Secretary for the Office Eric Beane (right) address the audience during the press conference held last Thursday.

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Gov. reveals $9.37 billion budget, relies on sports betting revenues

January 24, 2018 0 comments

Gov. Gina Raimondo’s administration unveiled a $9.38 billion budget that would finance $250 million in public school reparations and allocate $3 million to growing the state’s small businesses.

Students learn history using virtual reality

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Students learn history using virtual reality

September 19, 2017 0 comments

Adam Blumenthal has been working with a team of students to create a virtual reality educational experience about the Gaspee Affair.

Education summit seeks input of community

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Education summit seeks input of community

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Residents and educators of all backgrounds gathered to create a future vision for the city’s education system.

University open access policy remains elusive despite national movement

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University open access policy remains elusive despite national movement

March 22, 2017 0 comments

The University’s mission statement states Brown will “serve the community, the nation and the world by discovering, communicating and preserving knowledge.”

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.

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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.