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Teacher firings in R.I. show resolve to boost poor schools

March 6, 2010

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The decision to fire all 93 teachers and administrative staff at Central Falls High School in Rhode Island is an extreme move, shocking even to some supporters of education reform, but symbolic of the iron will necessary to turn around the most consistently underperforming schools. Whether the turnaround plan succeeds or not, it's important to give such powers to superintendents. (Full article: 483 words)

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