From The Blog
by Mary Bush
What a valuable experience this summer has been! As a RI-CAN Learning Pioneer, I had the opportunity to envision the ideal teaching environment for our inner-city students in Providence. In doing so, I realized how much we’re already doing to personalize learning in my district—and what I feel we could do better to meet the needs of the “whole” child. My vision is just a click away.
Great schools change everything.
And every child deserves a great school, no matter their background. Together with Rhode Islanders across the state, RI-CAN fights for the research-backed policies that will make sure they get one.
As the executive director of Blackstone Valley Prep Mayoral Academy, a network of high-performing charter schools in northern Rhode Island, I see every day how the hard work of dedicated teachers makes this work not only possible, but palpable. Because we believe that every single "scholar" at BVP, 100 percent of them, have the potential to be great, and we believe that it is our job to ensure scholar success, success is happening. Read more...Jeremy ChiapettaFeb 12 2013