I-13.3 - Education Act

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207.1. The mission of a school service centre is to establish educational institutions in its territory, to support those institutions and to accompany them by procuring access to the goods and services and offering the optimal conditions enabling them to provide students with quality educational services and see to their educational success, so that the population may attain a higher level of knowledge, social development and qualification.
To that end, while showing due regard for the principle of subsidiarity, the school service centre organizes the educational services offered in its institutions and ensures their quality as well as the effective, efficient, fair and environmentally responsible management of its human, physical and financial resources.
The school service centre also sees to the promotion and enhancement of public education in its territory, in collaboration with its educational institutions and the parents’ committee, and contributes, to the extent provided for by law, to its region’s social, economic and cultural development.
For the purposes of the second paragraph, principle of subsidiarity means the principle whereby powers and responsibilities must be delegated to the appropriate level of authority so that decision-making centres are adequately distributed and brought as close as possible to the students.
2008, c. 29, s. 23; 2016, c. 262016, c. 26, s. 36; 2020, c. 12020, c. 1, s. 96.
207.1. The mission of a school board is to organize educational services for the benefit of the persons who come under its jurisdiction and ensure the quality of those services, to see to the success of students so that the population may attain a higher level of formal education and qualification, and to promote and enhance the status of public education in its territory. A further mission of the school board is to contribute, to the extent provided for by law, to its region’s social, cultural and economic development.
In fulfilling its mission, the school board must show due regard for the principle of subsidiarity, supporting the educational institutions in the exercise of their responsibilities and seeing to the effective and efficient management of its human, physical and financial resources.
For the purposes of the second paragraph, principle of subsidiarity means the principle whereby powers and responsibilities must be delegated to the appropriate level of authority so that decision-making centres are adequately distributed and brought as close as possible to the students, citizens and communities concerned.
2008, c. 29, s. 23; 2016, c. 262016, c. 26, s. 36.
207.1. The mission of a school board is to organize, for the benefit of the persons who come under its jurisdiction, the educational services provided for by this Act and by the basic school regulations made by the Government.
The mission of a school board is also to promote and enhance the status of public education within its territory, to see to the quality of educational services and the success of students so that the population may attain a higher level of formal education and qualification, and to contribute, to the extent provided for by law, to the social, cultural and economic development of its region.
2008, c. 29, s. 23.