School Committee Meeting

Date: 
Jan 22 2019 - 6:15pm - 10:00pm
Location: 
High School Library

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

AGENDA FOR SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEETING of January 22, 2019

Chariho High School Library (453 Switch Rd, Wood River Jct, RI)

6:15 PM Open Session/Meeting Call to Order/Executive Session

7:00 PM Open Session

A vote may be taken on any item on this agenda.

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 (www.chariho.k12.ri.us) 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. Motion to Vote to go into Executive Session under the authority of R.I. General Laws Section 42-46-5(a)(2) for the purpose of discussion and/or action pertaining to litigation-legal update/strategy (1. Student A.M. v CRSD (laptop); 2. CRSD v Rhode Island Department of Education (High Cost Special Education); 3. CRSD v Rhode Island Council on Elementary and Secondary Education and The Metropolitan Regional Career and Technical School; 4. CRSD v State of RI through Rhode Island Department of Education, Rhode Island Department of Administration, Rhode Island Council on Elementary and Secondary Education, Commissioner of Education Kenneth Wagner, Narragansett School Committee, South Kingstown School Committee and Westerly School Committee; 5. CRSD v Rhode Island Council on Elementary and Secondary Education and Mr. and Mrs. H; 6. Appeal of Commissioner’s Decision re: Withholding of State Aid (Student enrolled at NK); 7. RIDE Hearing re: Transportation to North Kingstown High School; 8. Mark Zell and Beth Zell, individually and on behalf of K.Z. v Barry Ricci, alias, Superintendent of Chariho Regional School District in his individual and official capacities, Chariho Regional School District, by and through its Superintendent, Barry Ricci, alias, Ryan Bridgham, alias, Dean of Students Chariho High School, in his individual and official capacities, Laurie Weber, alias, former principal of Chariho High School in her individual and official capacities, the Chariho School Committee, by and through its Chairperson, Sylvia Stanley, alias, in her official capacity, Craig Louzon, alias, in his official capacity as former Chair of the School Committee, Rachel McGinley, alias, in her individual capacity, the Rhode Island Department of Education, by and through its Chair Barbara Cottam, alias, Barbara Cottam, alias, in her individual and official capacity, John/Jane Does 1-20, and John Doe Government Entities/Bodies 1-10; 9. Gardiner, Ure, Thompson, Michaud v Chariho School Committee, Louzon, Day, Chambers, Huzyk, Stanley, Macaruso, Areglado, in their official capacities (WC-2016-0230); 10. Miller, Ure, Gardiner, Johanson, Buck, Thompson, Michaud, van der Hooft v Chariho School Committee, Louzon, Callahan, Chambers, Macaruso, Giusti, Areglado, in their official capacities (WC-2017-0236); 11. Gardiner, Ure v Chariho School Committee, Louzon, Callahan, Chambers, Macaruso, Giusti, Areglado, in their official capacities (WC-2017-0073); 12. Student R (The Trust – Personal Injury); and 13. Santoro-Tuition Collection Action) and under the authority of R.I. General Laws Section 42-46-5(a)(8) for the purpose of reviewing and/or approving matters which relate to the privacy of students and their records (Approval of Executive Session Minutes of December 11, 2018 - Approval of 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. Policy
A. Academic Requirements for High School Graduation (Application of current policy retroactively to Classes of 2014-2016)
B. Personnel Management System (Possible Revision – Substitute Staff Procedures)
C. CHARIHOtech Application and Admission Procedures (Revision)

VIII. Business
A. Field Trip(s)
B. Agreement with Legal Counsel
C. Superintendent’s Goals
D. High School Program of Studies
E. Social and Emotional Learning Update
F. 2019-2020 School Calendar Revision

IX. Consent Agenda Items
A. Minutes
B. Transfers
C. Bill Review
D. Budget Summary
E. Personnel Actions
F. Permission to Issue Bids/Request Quotes
G. Permission to Award Contracts
H. Home Instruction
I. Grants
J. Donations

X. Reports
A. Subcommittee Reports
1. Health and Wellness Subcommittee
2. Special Education Advisory Committee
B. Superintendent’s Report
1. Meeting at State House re: Categorical Transportation Aid
2. Charlestown Water
3. School Committee Meeting with Legislators (re: Commissioner’s CTE Decisions, Solid Waste Cap, Categorical Aid)
4. Chariho Alternative Learning Academy – CSI
5. Richmond Town Council Meeting – February 5 (re: Richmond School Traffic Redesign Project)
C. Coming Events

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

XII. Adjournment – Future Meetings:
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 – SC Meeting – High School Library - 7:00 PM
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 – SC Meeting – High School Library - 7:00 PM

Posted January 17, 2019
Office of Secretary of State Website
Chariho Website
Chariho Administration Building
Charlestown, Richmond, Hopkinton Town Halls

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1-22-19_f_consent_agenda_items.pdf25.88 MB
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