Rhode Island Charter Backlash

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The Providence Journal

May 27, 12:00 AM

Fung hears strong opposition to mayoral academies

Charging it would be another step toward dismantling the city’s educational system by “siphoning” much-needed money into a separate system that would serve only a privileged few selected by lottery, residents at a hearing Thursday night overwhelmingly asked state education officials to deny an application to open a network of five mayoral academies in Cranston.

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