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Answer Sheet: These details of the mess in Providence, R.I., public schools are sickening. Read them anyway.

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Analysis
These details of the mess in Providence, R.I., public schools are sickening. Read them anyway.
They come from a new report about the state of the school district.
Blistering report details abject dysfunction and dangerous schools in Providence, R.I.
In Rhode Island, state and city leaders promised to fix the district, but many were cited as part of the problem in a Johns Hopkins University report.
 
Perspective
A college admissions rant
From a parent.
 
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Policy differences. Demeanor differences. None of it stopped Donald Trump from picking Betsy DeVos as education secretary.
Here are the details of a document obtained by Axios.
 
Perspective
A report that detailed up to $1 billion in wasted federal funds on bad charter schools may have underestimated the problem
An update on an advocacy group’s March report on the federal Charter Schools Program provides new details showing the problem is worse than originally thought.
 
After refusing archdiocese’s order to fire gay teacher, school is told it will no longer be recognized as Catholic
School leaders, however, say they will still identify as Catholic and appeal the decision.
 
Perspective
A different 2019 summer reading list
Fiction and non-fiction recommendations from an unusual group of recommenders.
 
Analysis
A teacher gets an unexpected letter from a former student
Here’s the letter and why it mattered so much to the teacher.
 
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