TITLE 16
Education

CHAPTER 16-77.3
Independent Charter Schools [See Title 16 Chapter 97 – The Rhode Island Board of Education Act]

SECTION 16-77.3-7


§ 16-77.3-7 Portions of title 16 applicability to independent charter schools.

The following provisions of this title shall be binding on independent charter schools and may not be waived by the commissioner under § 16-77.3-3:

(1) Section 16-2-2 (minimum length of school year);

(2) Section 16-2-17 (right to a safe school);

(3) Section 16-8-10 (federal funds for school lunch);

(4) Section 16-11-1 (certification of public school teachers);

(5) Section 16-12-3 (duty to cultivate principles of morality);

(6) Section 16-12-10 (immunity for report of suspected substance abuse);

(7) Chapter 13 (teachers' tenure);

(8) Chapter 16 (teachers' retirement);

(9) Section 16-19-1 (compulsory attendance);

(10) Section 16-20-1 (school holidays enumerated);

(11) Sections 16-21-3 and 16-21-4 (fire safety);

(12) Sections 16-21-10, 16-21-14, and 16-21-16 (health screenings);

(13) Section 16-22-9 (uniform testing);

(14) Section 16-24-2 (regulations of state board);

(15) Section 16-38-1 (discrimination because of race or age);

(16) Section 16-38-1.1 (discrimination because of sex);

(17) Section 16-38-2 (immunizations);

(18) Section 16-38-4 (exclusive club);

(19) Section 16-38-6 (commercial activities prohibited);

(20) Section 16-38-9 (misconduct of school officers);

(21) Section 16-38-10 (power of officials to visit schools);

(22) Section 16-39-1 (appeal of matters of dispute to commissioner);

(23) Section 16-39-2 (appeal of school committee actions to commissioner);

(24) Section 16-39-3 (appeal to state board);

(25) Section 16-39-3.1 (enforcement of final decision);

(26) Section 16-39-3.2 (interim protective orders);

(27) Section 16-39-8 (subpoena power of commissioner);

(28) Section 16-40-16 (student records);

(29) Section 16-71-1 (Educational Record Bill of Rights Act);

(30) Section 16-21-21.1 (penalties for drug, alcohol or weapons offense); and

(31) Chapter 16-21.5 (student interrogations).

History of Section.
(P.L. 2010, ch. 84, § 5; P.L. 2010, ch. 107, § 5.)