BILL NO. 131
4th Session, 61st General Assembly
61 Elizabeth II, 2012
School Board Members Duties Clarification Act
The Honourable Ramona Jennex
Minister of Education
First Reading: November 15, 2012
Second Reading: November 16, 2012
Third Reading: November 27, 2012 (LINK TO BILL AS PASSED)
Clause 1 sets out the short title of this Act.Clause 2 adds a new heading and Section to the Education Act to clarify the role and duties of school board members.
Clause 3 adds a focus on achievement of all students to the duties of school boards.
An Act to Amend Chapter 1
of the Acts of 1995-96,
the Education Act,
Respecting the Clarification
of School Board Members Duties
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 This Act may be cited as the School Board Members Duties Clarification Act.
2 Chapter 1 of the Acts of 1995-96, the Education Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 63 the following heading and Section:
3 Clause 64(2)(c) of Chapter 1 is amended by adding "and the achievement of all students enrolled in its schools and programs" immediately after "education" in the first line.
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