School Committee Meeting

May 24 2016 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
High School Library

Chariho Regional School District, Switch Road, Wood River Junction, RI 02894

6:30 PM Executive Session; 7:00 PM Open Session - Chariho High School Library

Note: The public is welcome to any meeting of the School Committee or its subcommittees. If communication assistance (readers/ interpreters/captions) or any other accommodations are needed to ensure equal participation, please contact the Superintendent’s office at least two (2) business days prior to the meeting.

Any changes in this agenda will be posted on the school district's website ( as well as in the Chariho Administration Building at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance of the meeting. Individuals requesting special notice of the revised agenda must call (401) 364-7575 to make arrangements for same.

I. Meeting Call to Order/Pledge of Allegiance/Silent Meditation

II. Executive Session – 42-46-5(a)(1)(2)+(8) – for the purpose of discussion pertaining to an individual’s job performance or character (Pre-deprivation Hearings/Non-renewal of Teacher Contracts); for the purpose of discussion and/or action pertaining to collective bargaining (NEA ESP Contract Negotiation Update and approval of executive session minutes of May 10, 2016 – NEA ESP Contract Negotiation Update) and for the purpose of reviewing and/or approving matters which relate to the privacy of students and their records (Home Instruction Requests); any persons to be discussed have been so notified.

III. Closing/Sealing of Executive Session Minutes

IV. Disclosure of Executive Session Votes

V. Recognition

VI. Public Forum

VII. Business (N=New Item; P=Previously Discussed; @=May Require Action)
A. Field Trip(s) (N)@
B. Overview of RYSE School Building Project (N)@
C. Appointment of School Committee Member to RYSE School Building Committee (N)@
D. Approval of School Handbooks (N)@
1. High School
2. Middle School
3. RYSE School
E. Non-Renewal of Teacher Contracts (N)@
F. Request of Member Miller to Survey Community Regarding Transgender Students’ Use of Restrooms and Locker Rooms (N)@

VIII. Consent Agenda Items
A. Minutes
B. Transfers
C. Bills
D. Budget Summary
E. Treasurer’s Report
F. Personnel Actions
G. Permission to Issue Bids/Request Quotes
H. Permission to Award Contracts
I. Home Instruction
J. Grants
K. Donations

IX. Reports
A. Subcommittee Report
1. Special Education LAC
2. NEA ESP Contract Negotiation Subcommittee
3. RYSE School Building Committee
B. Superintendent’s Report
1. Richmond School Committee Vacancy
2. RIDE Approval: Capital Plan
3. RIDE Approval: RYSE School
4. Transportation Categorical Funding
5. Graduation
C. Coming Events

X. School Committee Requests for Future Agenda Items or Legal Opinions

XI. Adjournment – Next Meeting: June 14, 2016 – SC Meeting – CHS Library – 7:00 PM

5-24-16_c_business.pdf25.44 MB
5-24-16_d_consent_agenda_items.pdf9.77 MB
5-24-16_e_reports.pdf1.62 MB
5-24-16_f_fyi.pdf443.79 KB
5-24-16_approval_of_exec_min_-_not_sealed.pdf45.65 KB
5-24-16_regular_session_minutes.pdf139.87 KB
5-24-16_nea_esp_update_sealed_until_agreed.pdf50.56 KB