The mass firings of teachers at a struggling high school in Central Falls, R.I., have been a flashpoint in the national debate over education reform. Now, after months of negotiations on how to improve Central Falls High School, administrators and teachers struck a unified tone as they detailed an agreement that will allow the staffers to keep their jobs while requiring them to work a longer day and tutor students outside class, reports the Associated Press. The agreement, which officials said passed overwhelmingly in a teachers union vote May 17, allows the roughly 90 fired teachers and staff to reclaim...
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