We have compiled the following links as helpful resources for school committee members.
School Committee Duties – RI General Laws
Link to General Assembly Legislative Information, then State of Rhode Island General Laws, Go to Chapter 16 Education Law http://www.rilin.state.ri.us/Statutes/TITLE16/16-2/INDEX.HTM
National School Boards Association
http://www.nsba.org – The National School Boards Association provides the latest news on the national education front. It also provides links to the latest technology issues and upcoming NSBA conference information.
Rhode Island Statewide Bullying Policy
The Center for Public Education
The Center for Public Education is a national resource for accurate, timely, and credible information about public education and its importance ot the well-being of our nation. The Center provides up-to-date research, data, and analysis on current education issues and explores ways to improve student achievement and engage public support for public schools. www.centerforpubliceducation.org
The Rhode Island Department of Education
US Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov – Federal Resources for Educational Excellence. A US Department of Education site that links to hundreds of education resources supported by federal agencies.
State of Rhode Island General Assembly
http://www.rilin.state.ri.us – Access the latest public laws, current legislation, a list of legislators and legislative committees, along with daily legislative hearing calendars.
Rhode Island Ethics Commission
http://www.ethics.ri.gov/ – For information on advisory opinions, financial disclosure, Code of Ethics, forms and publications.
Education Commission of the States
http://www.ecs.org/ – Education Commission of the States weekly e-clips featuring today’s top education news
Electronic Contract Resource
Research the contract language of Rhode Island Teacher contracts.
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