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Panel Allows Dual Roles For School Board Member

Jan 09, 2019 - Providence Journal

South Kingstown

PROVIDENCE \x97 A South Kingstown School Committee member who also works for the National Education Association Rhode Island, has the right to vote on school issues except for those related to contract negotiations and grievance hearings affecting union members.

The Rhode Island Ethics Commission, in a 7-1 vote (Arianne Corrente abstained), on Tuesday approved the recommendation by the commission’s staff allowing committee member Sarah Markey to vote on budgets, sch...