2120 - School Board Legal Status
2120 School Board Legal Status 2120
State law provides that public schools will be operated and maintained by local school boards. As agents of the state, school boards are required to carry out state laws pertaining to public education and to carry out the rules and regulations of the State Board of Education.
The Board is an instrument of the New Hampshire legislature and derives its authority from the New Hampshire constitution, New Hampshire statutes, and rules of the State Board of Education.
Reference: Article 83, NH Constitution
RSA 186:5, 189:1, 189:1a, 194:1-3, 197:1, 671:4,
CAR Ed. 303
Revised: 12/15/03, 10/02/06