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Jan 01, 2019 - Providence Journal

Rhode Island has three key issues before it in the new year:

\x95 Schools: The dismal performance of Rhode Island’s public schools, though shrugged off by the education establishment, constitutes a crisis.

Rhode Island Comprehensive Assessment System test results, conveniently released after the election, confirmed that the state’s public schools are woefully behind those of Massachusetts. If Rhode Island were a single district, it would finish in the bottom 10 percent of Massach...