BB School Committee Legal Status
SCHOOL COMMITTEE LEGAL STATUS
The School Committee is the governing board of the Hamilton-Wenham Regional School District. The Committee shall consist of seven (7) members elected from the towns of Hamilton and Wenham, as provided in the Regional Agreement.
The Hamilton-Wenham Regional School Committee has autonomous and absolute authority within limitations established by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to carry out the educational policies of the state and guide the educational process.
Established by law.
- M.G.L. 41:1
- M.G.L. 71:37 specifically, but powers and duties of School Committees are established throughout the General Laws of Massachusetts Relating to School Committees
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