I.  Mission, Legal Structure, and System of Governance

 

  1. Code of Ethical School Standards & Basic Management Principles

 

                        13.  Right to Appeal

 

The Narragansett School Committee recognizes its responsibility to and the rights of employees, parents, and/or students, to appeal decisions concerning the implementation of school department policies and procedures.

 

All employees shall have the right to appeal a decision made by an administrator to the next higher authority and through appropriate successive steps to the School Committee.  This appeal should be in writing and may become part of a grievance procedure as outlined in the collective bargaining agreements.

 

A parent(s) or student(s) shall have the right to appeal a decision made by an administrator to the next higher authority and through appropriate successive steps to the School Committee.  The appeal should be in writing, but may be accepted orally if the situation requires a more timely response.

 

 

 

 

 

 

First Reading:  July 22, 2009                                                               Narragansett School System

Adopted:  August 26, 2009                                                                    Narragansett, Rhode Island