Call to Action: Union, Management Must Blow Up Providence’s Broken School System

Former union leader and ex-superintendent write that only by changing state law on teacher pay, evaluation, tenure can city truly serve its students.

In Providence, as in many places around the country, labor-management relations are like a boxing match. The rules of the game, codified in state law, are designed to create an adversarial relationship. That baked-in conflict has existed for decades and colors every aspect of the school district.

Read the full op-ed, co-authored by Mi President & CEO Susan F. Lusi, Ph.D., on The 74.