2 experts detail missed opportunities in Providence teachers contract

PROVIDENCE — Providence had an opportunity to profoundly change the way students are taught and teachers are trained, but instead, both teachers and management chose to nibble around the edges.

When the state took over the Providence schools schools in November 2019 after a scathing report from Johns Hopkins University, there was a clear sense that the teachers’ contract needed a radical reset.

Asked whether the new contract, ratified by teachers Friday night, met those expectations, former Providence Supt. Susan Lusi said, “That certainly seemed to be the hope when the state took over.

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