The Hummel Report

Investigative Reports That Get Results

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First Year Report Card

Will it be the future of education in Rhode Island? That's a question some in academic circles are asking as the state's first  `mayoral academy' finishes up its inaugural school year. This week we take a tour of Democracy Prep Blackstone Valley and Jim Hummel sits down for a conversation with the head of the school, as well as Cumberland's mayor - the driving force behind this new type of charter school. But as we found - it's not a school model everyone will embrace.