POLICY & LEGISLATION
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FUNDING & ACCOUNTABILITY
Permanent and predictable funding for multilingual learners
Funding that allows districts to adjust to needs of students who join our schools from outside the United States.
Transparent and participatory budget practices
TEACHING, LEARNING, & ACCOUNTABILITY
Effective teacher and leader evaluations
Student-centered contract negotiations
Increased instructional time
Pipeline of teachers of color
EQUITABLE COLLEGE & CAREER ADVISING
Smaller student to counselor ratios
Visible and active K-12 college/career culture in all schools
Documented college/career program at all RI high schools
ANTI-RACISTS CLASSROOMS & SCHOOLS
Accountability within union leadership and membership to call out and remove racist teachers from classrooms. Anything less is complicity.
Ongoing anti-racist and anti-bias professional development that is mandatory for all staff.
Curriculum and teaching methods that elevate and center the lived experiences of the children served