AA SCHOOL DISTRICT LEGAL STATUS
The legal basis for public education in the Pentucket Regional School District is vested in the will of the people as expressed in the Constitution of Massachusetts and state statutes pertaining to education.
Under the General Laws of Massachusetts,
“…Every town shall maintain…a sufficient number of schools for the instruction of all children who may legally attend a public school therein.”
The Regional School District Committee shall have all the powers conferred and all the duties imposed by Chapter 71 of the General Laws, Sec. 14 – 16 inclusive, and any amendments thereto: and all the powers and duties conferred and imposed upon school committees by General laws, Tercentenary Edition of Massachusetts and amendments thereto, the same to be exercised for and on behalf of the Regional District.
Established by law
Adopted: November 9, 2021
LEGAL REFS: Constitution of Massachusetts, Part II, Chapter V, Section II M.G.L. 71:10
CROSS RE. : PRSD Bylaws; BB, School Committee Legal Status