The teacher pipeline is broken. Segue Institute for Learning wants to fix it.
The school’s leaders knew that 100% of the surveyed parents at the K-8 Central Falls charter school wished Segue also offered a high school. They knew that the number of people going into education as a profession is dwindling as pay issues become more daunting. They knew Rhode Island needs more teachers, and even more specifically that Rhode Island needs more diverse teachers, as 89% are white, according to a 2019 report. In fall 2024, Segue plans to open a high school with a focus on encouraging students to go into the education field, whether as teachers, administrators, counselors or whatever else a school may need. Read more from The Providence Journal here.