Nebraska Revised Statute 79-501

Chapter 79 Section 501

79-501.

School board; property; maintenance; hiring of superintendent, teachers, and personnel.

The school board or board of education of a Class I, II, III, IV, or VI school district shall have the care and custody of the schoolhouse and other property of the district and shall have authority to hire a superintendent and the required number of teachers and other necessary personnel.

Source

  • Laws 1881, c. 78, subdivision V, § 9, p. 354;
  • R.S.1913, § 6789;
  • C.S.1922, § 6330;
  • C.S.1929, § 79-509;
  • R.S.1943, § 79-509;
  • Laws 1949, c. 256, § 80, p. 719;
  • Laws 1971, LB 292, § 8;
  • R.S.1943, (1994), § 79-441;
  • Laws 1996, LB 900, § 254.

Annotations

  • Members of school board act in a representative capacity and not as individuals. Greer v. Chelewski, 162 Neb. 450, 76 N.W.2d 438 (1956).

  • School board has no authority to build additions which are not repairs. School Dist. No. 35 of Sherman County v. Randolph, 57 Neb. 546, 77 N.W. 1073 (1899).