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EDUC 3013 Governance Quiz Section 1: 1. The local school boards obtain their authority from the Colorado Constitution to govern the schools in a district. The southern half of Boulder County is made up of the Boulder Valley School District. The district acts according to the policies in the Colorado Constitution, the laws of the State of Colorado, regulations of the Colorado State Board of Education, and written policies adopted by the School District’s Board of Education. 2. The Boulder Valley School Board is primarily responsible for the selection of the superintendent of schools, the development of overall policy for the school district and individual schools, and the declaration of objectives and long-range goals. The board is responsible to act with the interests of the students, the schools, and the taxpayers in mind. They also approve graduation requirements, set curriculum, and determines the employees of the school district. 3. The BVSD School Board holds elections the first Tuesday in November on every odd-numbered year. The term for each elected director is four years with no monetary compensation. 4. Dr. George F. Garcia is currently the superintendent of the Boulder Valley School District, and has been since 2000. Dr. Chris King was elected to take over this position beginning July 1, 2007. 5. The Colorado State Board of Education also gets its authority to supervise the public schools of the state from the Colorado Constitution. 6. In my opinion, the three policies that most affect a teacher’s classroom practice are “makes rules, regulations, and policies that govern the Colorado Department of Education, public education including pre-kindergarten through 12 th grade, adult education, and public libraries”, “distributes federal and state funds”, and “provides educational leadership for the state.” Teachers may have a difficult time
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