Saturday, October 25th, 2014

Statements about Education

Pants on Fire!

An inflammatory claim

 Local 799 of the International Assoc. of Fire Fighters

Local 799 of the International Assoc. of Fire Fighters

"Elorza wants to teach our public school children about the ‘non-existence of God.’"

— Rhode Island

Half-True

Not adjusted for inflation

Mostly True

Cue "Pomp and Circumstance"

Angel Taveras

Angel Taveras

"Providence graduation rates are up."

— Rhode Island

Half-True

Tripped up on drop-out stats

Mostly True

It was more like $70 million

True

Coach slam-dunks others on pay

Half-True

False for second test, it may become true for third

False

Grads of foreign schools, yes. For-profit, no