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Board Of Education

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4fd63ea5811c4Kindergarteners at Hickok school playing a game.
Kindergarteners at Hickok school playing a game.

The responsibilities of the Board of Education are to:

  • Determine an educational philosophy and priorities for the district and set goals and objectives accordingly.
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  • Select and employ a Superintendent as chief administrative officer of the school.
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  • Employ personnel upon nomination and recommendation of the Superintendent.
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  • To fix the compensation of all school personnel.
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  • To require and evaluate the reports of the Superintendent concerning the progress and the financial condition of the district.
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  • To select architects, purchase sites, initiate and approve building plans and specifications for new building and alterations or additions to present buildings.
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  • To consider and adopt an annual district budget prepared by the Superintendent and Business Manager.
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  • To contract for service and materials considered necessary and appropriate for the district.
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  • To adopt policies, plans and procedures to guide its officers and employees.
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  • To assist in presenting to the public the needs and progress of the school district.
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  • To provide for an annual audit for all school funds.
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  • To review the quality of instruction as required by law through the process of an adopted evaluation procedure of certified employees.
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  • To perform the specific duties imposed upon the Board by Kansas Statutes.
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  • To advise and counsel the Superintendent on his recommendations concerning the schools.