Rhode Island Is Ready: A campaign to establish a fair statewide funding formula for Rhode Island public schools

[ 1 ] March 17, 2010 |

Rhode Island Is Ready is a new campaign advocating for the creation of a fair statewide funding formula for Rhode Island public schools. Rhode Island is currently the only state that doesn’t have such a formula, which would allocate state funding to school districts in an equitable manner, based on each student’s needs and the ability of each district to raise local funds.

Information about Rhode Island Is Ready is available on Facebook. You do not need a Facebook account to access the Rhode Island Is Ready information page. If you are on Facebook, become a fan of Rhode Island Is Ready to get updates about upcoming meetings and other information. If you are not on Facebook and want to be on Rhode Island Is Ready’s email list, feel free to send your email to organizer Karina Wood at karinawood@cox.net.

Learn about the Rhode Island Is Ready’s statement of principles (download PDF), which describe the funding system that the campaign wants. If you want to make your voice heard, please sign, and return this statement. Mailing address included on PDF.

Read more in the Providence Journal: Editorial: Formula for better schools

Category: education + schools, local ri area

Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of Kidoinfo.com. She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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  1. Marcia M. Fowler Marcia says:

    Thanks for mentioning that we can follow RI is Ready on facebook.

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