Areas of Board Action

The Board has complete and final control over local school matters subject only to limitation imposed by state law, regulations of the State Commissioner of Education, and of course, the will of local residents as expressed in district elections.  Major areas of board action include:

  • Exercising educational leadership and drafting policies for the operation of the local schools;

  • Employing a Superintendent of Schools;

  • Authorizing the appointment of teachers and other staff members;

  • Determining educational standards and goals;

  • Securing money for school operational needs and building programs and authorizing specific expenditures;

  • Expressing and representing the views of the community in matters affecting education; and

  • Interpreting future educational program needs for the community.