Letter: Evaluation system does poor job assessing some urban schools

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Providence Journal

Nov 30, 1:00 AM

Letter: Evaluation system does poor job assessing some urban schools

Kudos to The Providence Journal and Linda Borg for the Nov. 25 news article “At charter school for students who got off track, R.I. star ratings seem a poor match for the mission.” The story raised legitimate concerns regarding the appropriateness of the star-rating system for evaluating schools servicing a high percentage of at-risk youth, students with low socioeconomic status and significant histories of school failure.

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