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 β€œAt 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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