§ 16-71-1 Short title
§ 16-71-2 Notification
§ 16-71-3 Educational records access and review rights – Confidentiality of records
§ 16-71-4 Decisions
§ 16-71-5 Parents and guardians
§ 16-71-6 “Records” defined

Terms Used In Rhode Island General Laws > Chapter 16-71 - The Rhode Island Educational Records Bill of Rights

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • in writing: include printing, engraving, lithographing, and photo-lithographing, and all other representations of words in letters of the usual form. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-16
  • person: extends to and includes co-partnerships and bodies corporate and politic. See Rhode Island General Laws 43-3-6