Her eye trained on improving schools

EVER BETTER: Deborah Gist, right, arrived in R.I. in 2009. She's worked to create a culture of continuous improvement. Above, she is pictured with Kimberly Bright, executive assistant. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
EVER BETTER: Deborah Gist, right, arrived in R.I. in 2009. She's worked to create a culture of continuous improvement. Above, she is pictured with Kimberly Bright, executive assistant. / PBN PHOTO/RUPERT WHITELEY
On May 12, Deborah A. Gist, the Rhode Island commissioner of elementary and secondary education, added a new title to her name: doctor in educational leadership, from the University of Pennsylvania. In additional to all her responsibilities overseeing the education of 150,000 students at almost 400 schools in more than 36 school districts, and championing…
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