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Both parties recognize the Democrats' scam
Topic - Deborah Gist
Rhode Island's top public education official has delivered an upbeat assessment of the work going on in schools around the state.
The teachers at Central Falls High School struck a deal to get their jobs back last year after the entire staff had been fired in a radical, last-ditch attempt to raise student performance. However, if administrators thought the teachers would be grateful for a second chance, they were wrong.
Proposed guidelines for a sex-education curriculum to be used in D.C. Public Schools recommend that middle-school students learn to define sexual orientation and be taught about homosexuality.
"We will continue working with schools and school districts to help all students earn a diploma and to prepare all of our graduates for success beyond high school," she said.
She said in a statement Wednesday that the state's diploma system, including the NECAP requirement, has helped make this year's graduating class better prepared than any previous one.