board of education

A public corporation created by statute for the purposes of public education; the directors or trustees of a municipality or school district, who, acting as a body, administer the law governing the public schools in the municipality or school district. 47 Am J1st Sch § 29.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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