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PUB 700025: School Districts/Boards - Move to School Regions by David Dweck
ARTICLE IX: EDUCATION, Section 4. School districts; school boards.
Eachcount yshall constitute a school district; provided, two or more contiguous counties, upon vote of the electors of each countypursuant to law, maybe combined into one school district. In each school districtthere shall be a school board composed of five ormore members chosen by vote of the electors in a nonpartisan election for appropriately staggered terms of four years, as provided by law.
- The school board shall operate, control and supervise all free public schools within the school
districtand determine the rate of school districttaxes within the limits prescribed herein. Two or more school districts mayoperate and finance joint educational programs.