RIPR News
7:32 am
Mon October 4, 2010

Can great teachers fix failing schools?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Rhode Island is about to put millions of federal Race to the Top dollars into new teacher evaluations, more testing for students and more interventions in low-performing schools. The programs reflect a growing consensus that better teachers are the key to boosting test scores. WRNI Education Reporter Elisabeth Harrison found disagreement about whether this is the right prescription for improving schools.

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