96.12. The principal, under the authority of the director general of the school service centre, shall ensure that educational services provided at the school meet the proper standards of quality.
The principal is the academic and administrative director of the school and shall see to the implementation of the decisions of the governing board and of the other provisions governing the school.
The principal shall see to the implementation of the anti-bullying and anti-violence plan, and shall receive and promptly deal with all reports or complaints concerning bullying or violence.
On receiving a complaint concerning bullying or violence, and after considering the best interest of the students directly involved, the principal shall promptly communicate with their parents to inform them of the measures in the anti-bullying and anti-violence plan. The principal shall also inform them of their right to request assistance from the person specifically designated by the school service centre for that purpose.
For each complaint received, the principal shall send the director general of the school service centre a summary report on the nature of the incident and the follow-up measures taken.
The principal shall set up an anti-bullying and anti-violence team and designate a school staff member to coordinate its work as part of his or her regular duties.
1997, c. 96, s. 13; 2012, c. 19, s. 11; 2020, c. 1, s. 3121.