EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The new school year is getting underway for districts across Rhode Island.

To get a sense of how districts are doing and what challenges they’re facing, 12 News sent a five-question survey to every superintendent.

The Questions

  1. How is inflation impacting your district?
  2. Are you experiencing a staffing shortage with teachers or support staff? (Please explain)
  3. What’s being done to hire/retain teachers in your district?
  4. How many layoff notices has your district sent out for the 2022-23 school year?
  5. What is the single biggest challenge your district faces going into the 2022-23 school year?

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