Some Sacrifice

By Justin Katz | August 28, 2010 |

Sometimes people have to say what they have to say, I suppose, but this comment out of Cumberland really points to the different world in which some Rhode Islanders live: School Supt. Donna A. Morelle stated that the committee and the administration “are greatly appreciative of the sacrifice made by the teachers.” So what “sacrifice”…

Mayoral Academies Going Forward

By Marc Comtois | March 12, 2009 |

Amidst all of the bad news, there are some encouraging things happening in our state. As reported in the ProJo, Cumberland Mayor Dan McKee recently announced that he is going ahead with his Mayoral Academy. McKee said if his proposal wins approval by the Rhode Island Department of Education and secures $700,000 in state financing,…

Patrick Laverty: Rewriting the Teachers’ Contract

By Engaged Citizen | February 2, 2009 |

First, let me say, as a Cumberland resident and taxpayer, that I greatly respect teachers and the job that they do shaping the minds of our children. I like the profession; I do not hate teachers, nor do I have anything personally against them. This is not intended as an attack. Having taken the time…

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