Petition to get RPS more funding grows
A petition, created by The Friends of RPS, demands that the City Council allocate the additional $24,000,000 that the school board has asked for. Mayor Jones responded to the request by RPS for additional funding by giving them the flat amount that they usually recieve. This has casued community-wide disappointement. The peition is a sign of the wide community support to grow RPS funding and support of the public schools in the district.
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