From The Blog
by adminEvery day, teachers across the Ocean State work hard to ensure that Rhody children are able to reach their full potential. But, according to a recent survey, few teachers feel they have a loud enough voice in influencing the policies that affect their work.Across the country, nearly 95% of teachers feel their voices aren’t considered at either the state or national level. That’s 95% too many.
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