Regulations Governing the Length of the School Day


200-RICR-20-05-1 INACTIVE RULE

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Title 200 Board of Education
Chapter 20 Council on Elementary and Secondary Education
Subchapter 05 General and School Operations
Part 1 Regulations Governing the Length of the School Day
Type of Filing Adoption
Regulation Status Inactive View Active Rule
Effective 09/08/2005 to 01/01/2016

Regulation Authority :

R.I.G.L. 16-60-4 and 42-35-3

Purpose and Reason :

For the purposes of 16-6-6 and 3 of the General Laws of Rhode Island, 1956, as amended, a “day” or “school day” is defined by the Board of Regents for Education to mean regular operation of all schools in the town for a period which, in the case of elementary schools, consists of not less than five and a half (5 ½ ) hours (three hundred and thirty (330) minutes) of actual school work excluding lunch, recess periods, common planning time, and pre and post school teacher time and any other time that is not actual instructional time. The kindergarten day shall be not less than two and three quarters (2 ¾ ) hours (one hundred and sixty-five (165) minutes) of actual school work excluding, recess and any other time that is not actual instructional time).

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