Governor Raimondo’s Education Commissioner Wants to Further Erode Student Achievement


… that can be the only conclusion from his stated intent, as reported in today’s Providence Journal.

State education Commissioner Ken Wagner wants to remove a controversial new standardized test as a high school graduation requirement for students.

For the most part, Governor Raimondo has only paid lip service – lots and lots of robotic lip service – to her campaign promise to create jobs and improve the state’s economy. Will she permit Commissioner Wagner to do the same with regard to improving K-12 education in Rhode Island?