THE REVISED SCHOOL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 451 of 1976
380.485 Providing for and encouraging free flow of information between board and community and community input into educational matters; implementation; powers and duties of chief executive officer.
(1) At least every 2 years, the board of the first class school district shall adopt policies and establish programs that provide for and encourage the free flow of information between the school district and the community and that provide for and encourage community input into educational matters considered by the board.
(2) In order to implement subsection (1), the board of a first class school district shall do both of the following:
(a) Provide for an autonomous school-community organization in each school within the school district. The school-community organization shall be open to all parents and other residents of the school attendance area.
(b) Establish procedures for handling complaints, concerns, and recommendations received from parents and other members of the community.
(3) If the question under section 410 is approved in the first class school district, then the chief executive officer appointed under section 420 has the powers and shall perform the duties of the board of the first class school district under this section.
History: Add. 1982, Act 71, Eff. Jan. 1, 1983
Am. 2004, Act 303, Imd. Eff. Aug. 10, 2004
Popular Name: Act 451
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