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B.01 Board Powers and Responsibilities - February 2003 Revision

Note: This policy was reviewed, revised, and renamed in August 2010. We provide this revision for historic purposes only. Please refer to the current policy.

The Board of Education retains and reserves unto itself all powers and duties conferred upon and vested in it by the New Mexico State Constitution and New Mexico State Statutes (including those prescribed by Section 22-5-4). The primary powers and duties of the Board are to employ and negotiate the contract of a Superintendent of Schools for the district, set District policy, and review and approve the budget for the Albuquerque Public Schools. The Board is subject to New Mexico State Board of Education regulations.

The Board’s policy on its operations and governance are further set forth in the "Albuquerque Public Schools Board Operating Manual / Bylaws" which are attached hereto.

Cross Ref.: Board Policy C.01

Legal Ref.: 22-5-4 NMSA 1978 (1986 Repl.)

NSBA/NEPN Classification: BBA

Revised: January 17, 1990
Revised: February 20, 1996
Revised: January 1, 2001
Revised: April 2001
Revised: February 19, 2003

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