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Charter public schools in the state are generally performing well, according to the Rhode Island Department of Educationâs report âThe State of Rhode Islandâs Public Schoolsâ released this month.
âThere is still work we need to do to ensure that all of our charter public schools are examples of excellence, but there is no doubt that our charters serve a vital function, which we see each year when the schools receive approximately 11 applications for each opening,â Commissioner Deborah Gist wrote in the introduction to the report.
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