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ADOPTION OF THE RHODE ISLAND BASIC EDUCATION PROGRAM

The purpose of this policy is to ensure that the Smithfield Public Schools are in full compliance with the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) Basic Education Program (BEP).

The BEP establishes standards deemed essential by the Board of Regents to assure the provision of a guaranteed and viable education for all public school students and ensure the implementation of the Rhode Island Comprehensive Education Strategy. The Smithfield Public Schools are committed to fully implementing all aspects of the BEP.

Legal Reference

R.I.G.L. - 16-2-9 – General Powers and Duties of School Committees

R.I.G.L. - 16-2-18 – Selection of Teachers and the General Control of Schools

R.I.G.L. - 16-7.1-2 – Accountability for Student Performance

RIDE Basic Education Program Regulations; Title G, Ch 12-15.


ADOPTED: 4/28/2014