state office of higher education en House abolishes office of higher education <p>The House budget approved early this morning does away with the State Office of Higher Education, although it keeps the position of Commissioner of Higher Education. The change takes effect in 2014.</p><p>The budget also consolidates the boards of higher education and elementary and secondary education into a single board to be known as the&nbsp;Rhode Island&nbsp;Board of Education, effective at the start of 2013.</p> Fri, 08 Jun 2012 17:37:37 +0000 Elisabeth Harrison 8399 at