Ravenswood Science Initiative (RSI) is a volunteer force helping middle school science teachers host science labs.
RSI volunteers help teachers plan, prepare, set up, present and clean up after science labs for Ravenswood City School District (RCSD) middle school students.
Objective: Increase RCSD student science skills for success in high school science labs, leading to high school graduation.
2016-17 Goal: To provide each RCSD middle school student 20 science lab experiences a year.
This compares to middle school students in more affluent areas who work in science lab classrooms 100 days a year.