LEGAL STATUS OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

 

Nebraska law authorizes the creation of public schools known as Common Schools Systems.  As part of this Common Schools System, this school district is a school corporation created and organized under Nebraska law.  This school district shall be known as the Columbus Public Schools District.  The school district, as a body corporate, possesses all the usual powers of a corporation for public purposes.

 

This school corporation is located in Platte County, and its affairs are conducted by elected school officials, the Columbus Public Schools District Board of Education.  This school corporation has local control over school matters in the territory of the school district, as outlined by the applicable state statutes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Legal Reference:                       Neb. Constitution, Art. VII, Sect. 1, 2

                                                Neb. Statute 79-405

                                                                     79-501 et seq.

                                                Languis v. Deboer, 181 Neb 36 (1966)

 

 

Cross Reference:                      201.1 Board Powers and Responsibilities

 

 

 

 

Policy                                                                           COLUMBUS PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Adopted:          12-08-03                                                         Columbus, Nebraska