§ 16-102-1. Legislative purpose.
It is the purpose of the Rhode Island teachers' advisory council to provide a streamlined communication mechanism between teachers and the state board of education, the policy setting board of elementary and secondary education by:
(1) Providing teachers with the ability to inform policymakers about implementation, concerns, and or practical issues regarding regulations and/or policies, whether proposed or promulgated;
(2) Bringing voices of classroom teachers into the conversation about policies and regulations which impact classroom activities; and
(3) Improving the conversation about the policies and regulations regarding our education system to ensure their successful implementation that benefits all Rhode Island students.
(P.L. 2013, ch. 330, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 433, § 1.)