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2.10 Responsibilities and Authority of the Board

 The School Board of Okeechobee County

Chapter 2.00: School Board Governance and Organization

 2.10

 
RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITY OF THE BOARD

 

POLICY

 

The School Board is responsible for the organization and control of the public schools of the district and is empowered to determine the policies necessary for the effective operation and the general improvement of the school system.  The School Board is a public corporate entity and may take action only when the Board is meeting in official public session and a quorum is present.  Individual members of the School Board have authority to take official action only when sitting as a member of the School Board in public session except when the School Board specifically authorizes the member to act.  The School Board shall not be bound in any way by any action on the part of an individual Board member or an employee except when such statement or action is in compliance with the public action of the School Board.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

STATUTORY AUTHORITY:

1001.41, 1001.42, F.S.

LAWS IMPLEMENTED:

1001.30, 1001.363, 1001.372, 1001.395, 1001.41, 1001.43,

1003.02, F.S.

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RULES:

 

HISTORY:

Adopted:

07/14/1998

 

Revision Date(s):

 

 

Formerly:

A-1, A-3, C-3

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