DFER-RI: 'Thoughtful Pause' on Charters Jeopardizes Race to the Top Funding

Blogs, Letters & Testimonials

January 27, 2011

DFER-Rhode Island called on Governor Chafee to abandon his call for a “thoughtful pause” and forge ahead with the expansion of charter schools as called for in the state’s successful Race to the Top application. Continued delay in developing new public charter schools puts Rhode Island’s $75 million Race to the Top Grant in serious jeopardy.

To read the press release, click here: Press Release – Thoughtful Pause.pdf

Click here to read the full letter to Governor Chafee, click here: Letter – Thoughtful Pause.pdf