CHAPTER 16-3.1
Cooperative Service Among School Districts [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-3.1-9.1

§ 16-3.1-9.1. Regional collaborative – West Bay Rhode Island.

Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary, the school committees of the towns and school districts of West Warwick, Providence, Warwick, Coventry, Cranston, Scituate, Foster-Glocester regional school district, Foster, and Glocester are authorized and empowered to study and/or continue and/or initiate cooperative efforts to provide services included but not limited to special education programs and diagnostic services required by law or regulation; to utilize technology without restriction; to provide limited interest curriculum; and to provide programs for the gifted and talented, all on a collaborative basis in an effort to improve efficiency and cost effectiveness. The intent of the regional collaborative is to provide the opportunity for all children to receive educational services locally. The various school committees may assign and delegate to their respective school committee chairs or designee or superintendents of schools or designee, acting as a regional board any duties, responsibilities and powers that the committees may deem necessary for the conduct, administration and management of the regional collaborative – West Bay Rhode Island.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 306, § 1; P.L. 2003, ch. 433, § 1.)