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The Governance Council presents the following Requests for Flexibility (RFF's) for public comment. The RFF's are proposed waivers from existing policies and require stakeholder examination and comment. The thirty (30) day comment period commences Monday, October 24, 2016 and extends through Thursday, November 24, 2016

The Governance Council is requesting a renewal of two previously approved waivers, as well as three additional waivers. 

RFF Summaries -- complete text (.pdf) links in right column

Renewal: Strength and Conditioning class to serve as the required Personal Fitness 

credit for graduation 

Renewal:  Broaden the definition of “physical science” to include IB science courses 

to satisfy the graduation requirements for Diploma-track students 

New Request: Have MYP assessments in world language satisfy the district 

requirements rather than having students complete district 

assessments and MYP assessments. 

New Request: Two student release days for teacher professional development to 

be aligned with feeder schools in our cluster. 

New Request: Waiving the $500 expense cap on field trips to allow for more out-of- 

state or international travel opportunities for student learning/engagement. ​

Stakeholder Input Opportunities

1. Online Survey (access surv​ey here, or below)

2. In Writing - Public Comment Form
    Comment folder located in school front office, or mail to: 
         Riverwood Governance Council
         RFF Comments
         5900 Raider Drive
         Sandy Springs, GA 30328

3. Via e-mail
     Address comments to the Governance Council Chair, Lee Daniel (leecdan@yahoo.com)
         4.   Public Comments at Governance Council Meeting
               Tuesday, November 15, 2016
               Media Center, 4pm

         5.  Public Comments at Principal's Town Hall
              Thursday, November 17
              Auditorium, 9am


Create your own user feedback survey

​Survey & Document Links
Letter Explaining RFF's
​  October 24, 2016 - English
  October 24, 2​016 - Spanish
Online Survey Link

​S​urvey closes November 24, 2016

Requests for Flexibility 
Five proposals with comprehensive background documentation

Public Comment Form
2016-2019 Strategic Plan
 Strategic Plan Overview
 Str​​ategic Plan​​ Narrative

​RFF Timeline
​Public Comment Period
October 24 through November 24, 2016
Governance Council Meeting
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Media Center, 4pm
Receive Public Comments   
​​Principal's Town Hall
Thursday, November 17, 2016
Receive Public Comments
​Governance Council Meeting
Tuesday, December ​6, 2016
Media Center, 7am
Present final version of RFF's, vote​
​Final submission due to Fulton County Schools​ December 9, 2016
5900 Raider Drive, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, Phone: 470-254-1980, Fax: 470-254-8709
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