Provided below are the links to instructions, forms and proposals needed to submit an RFF during the 2017-18 approval cycle. We strongly encourage you to review the Overview and Instructions before beginning the process.
2017-18 RFF Schedule.pdf A quick overview of deadlines.
On-line Training Slides (Coming Soon): Coming Soon! A high level overview of how to use the automated RFF form, phases, requirements, and deadlines.
Overview and Instructions:A detailed description of the Request for Flexibility process and timeline
RFF Automated Form (Coming Soon) : An explanation of the proposed concept, its alignment with the strategic plan, any waivers being requested, anticipated impact, and budget.
Post Public Comment Form: A record of the activities during the 30-day Public Comment period and the final Council vote on the Request for Flexibility.
Public Comment Resources
A major component of the RFF process is the 30-day public comment period during which the School Governance Council (SGC) invites parents, staff, students and community members to provide feedback on the proposed RFF. We have highlighted a number of examples of community outreach from current SGCs to help you in this process.
Checklists and Scripts: Public Comment checklist, Council meeting script and Council meeting handout will keep you on track.
Sample Announcements: Check out Holcomb Bridge's website and Centennial's letter sharing the public comment process.
Sample Feedback Forms: Here are some examples of feedback forms using Google Doc (Cambridge), flyer (Medlock Bridge) and paper form (Shakerag)
Sample Q&As: Shakerag SGC and Centennial SGC created Q&A documents to answer commonly asked questions regarding their proposed RFFs.
Additional RFF Information
Universal Personal Fitness Waiver Guidance