Title 16

Chapter 60
Council on Elementary and Secondary Education [See Title 16 Chapter 97 — The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

R.I. Gen. Laws § 16-60-5

§ 16-60-5. Meetings of board.

(a) The regents shall hold regular meetings at least twice in each quarter of each calendar year. All meetings of the board of regents for elementary and secondary education shall be open to the public, provided that executive sessions may be held as subordinate parts of public meetings. Every February at a time and place to be determined by the regents, the regents shall hold a meeting to which it shall invite the entire membership of the general assembly. At least thirty (30) days’ written notice of the annual meeting shall be furnished to each invitee, which notice shall include an agenda of the meeting, which agenda shall include but not be limited to the budget submitted for the fiscal year beginning July 1 of the next fiscal period.

(b) In addition to other meetings, the regents shall hold at least one regular public meeting annually with representatives of the Rhode Island League of Cities and Towns, the Rhode Island Association of School Committees, the Rhode Island School Superintendent’s Association, the Rhode Island Principal’s Association, the National Education Association of Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Federation of Teachers, for the purposes of obtaining their recommendations and comments regarding education policy and programs, and securing information from representatives of these organizations concerning the effectiveness of educational programs and policies, and considering any other mutually agreeable subjects.

History of Section.
P.L. 1981, ch. 32, § 3; P.L. 1988, ch. 642, § 3.