education board en RI Senate to vote on delaying education board <p>(PROVIDENCE, RI) The state senate is expected to vote Thursday on legislation that pushes back the starting date of a new board overseeing both K-12 and higher education.</p><p>In the final days of the last session, lawmakers approved legislation squeezed into the state budget that merges the boards governing K-12 and higher education. The new board has been technically in effect since Tuesday, but there are no members in place to govern.</p> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 17:28:16 +0000 Catherine Welch 7118 at