Monday, August 27, 2012

I Guess We'll See How Many Parents in Warwick, Cranston and North Providence Have Been Waiting for a Chance to Send Their Children to School in the Projects

Jennifer Jordan:

PROVIDENCE ,R.I. -- Achievement First, an out-of-state charter school network that sparked fierce debate in Rhode Island, wants to lease two closed Providence public schools for $1 per year, plus "at least $5 million" in renovations at each school.

According to a news release, the charter network wants to rent the Oliver Hazard Perry Middle School on Hartford Street, and the Edmund Flynn School on Blackstone Street.

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