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Rhode Island Teachers May Get Statewide Contract

Rhode Island Senate President M. Teresa Paiva Weed told business leaders this week she plans to consider creating a statewide contract for teachers, a complex – but potentially cost-saving – idea that has been discussed off and on for many years.

Although details on Paiva Weed’s proposal have yet to be released, the idea for a statewide teachers’ contract is already being met with mixed reviews from the education community.