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SCHOOL BOARD LEGAL STATUS
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 implement state laws pertaining to public education and to carry out the rules of the State Board of Education.
The Board is an agent of the State and derives its authority from the New Hampshire Constitution, New Hampshire Statutes, and Rules of the State Board of Education.
Legal References:
RSA 189:1, 189:1-a
RSA 671:4, 194:1-3
RSA 186:5
RSA 197:1
NH Code of Administrative Rules-Section Ed. 303
NHSBA Appendix BBA-R

Adoption:  May 13, 2004