Wednesday, May 08, 2019
The leadership of the Rhode Island Senate and House of Representatives unveiled a package of education reform bills during a press conference at the State House on Tuesday. The package presented as a Massachusetts style reform package proposed to address local control and site-based management, but does package of bills go far enough to address high stakes testing and issues of teacher evaluation?
“We were all disappointed by the standardized test scores last year,” said Speaker of the House Nicholas A. Mattiello (D-Dist. 15, Cranston). “There was also a great disparity in results from community to community, often based on income. This package of bills will standardize curriculum,