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New Central Falls Superintendent On Test Scores, High School Overhaul And School Uniforms

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Students and teachers are returning to classrooms across Rhode Island, including Central Falls, where a new superintendent has just taken charge.

Central Falls Superintendent Victor Capellan is just the third Latino ever to run a Rhode Island school district.

Students and teachers are returning to classrooms across Rhode Island, including Central Falls, where a new superintendent has just taken charge. 

Victor Capellan now runs what has long been known as one of the worst-performing school districts in the state.

 

Capellan is the same person who oversaw a major turnaround effort at Central Falls High School, and he spoke with Rhode Island Public  Radio’s  Elisabeth Harrison about how the school is doing now, and what’s next for Central Falls schools.  

 

Web Extra: Capellan on what it means to be one of very few Latino district leaders in Rhode Island.

New Central Falls Superintendent On Test Scores, High School Overhaul And School Uniforms
New Central Falls Superintendent On Test Scores, High School Overhaul And School Uniforms