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LWVRI Position on Funding Public Education in Rhode Island

Adopted at Convention 2001

The League of Women Voters of Rhode Island believes that any method of financing public education should provide equality of opportunity for education through a system of taxation that is sufficient, equitable, flexible and coordinated among the different levels of government.

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August 2019

The League of Women Voters of Rhode Island affirms the crucial niche of libraries: they are repositories of knowledge; they enhance learning for all ages; they serve as community centers. In a world linked to the internet, libraries provide essential computer access for many Rhode Islanders.
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There is a fine line between two types of historic events.

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Social justice educators refer to “agents and targets” when describing the oppressive differentials that exist between a dominant group and a subordinate group (Adams, Bell, and Griffin, Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice, 1997).

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Listening to the news reports of the inhumane treatment of George Floyd and the response of people of all ages, colors, and genders, the resounding message from our black brothers and sisters is, “We cannot do this alone!” It is time for white Ame

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