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Powers and Duties

POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE BOARD OF EDUCATION                                     01.1

Legal Status of the Board

Corporate Powers

1.     The school district is under the management and control of the Board of Education consisting of five (5) members.

2.     The Board is a body politic and corporate with perpetual succession.

3.     The Board shall be known as the “Board of Education of Bardstown Independent Schools, Bardstown, Kentucky.”

4.     The Board may sue and be sued; make contracts; expend funds necessary for liability insurance premiums and for the defense of any civil action brought against an individual Board member in an official or individual capacity, or both, on account of an act made in the scope and course of the performance of legal duties as a Board member; purchase, receive, hold, and sell property; issue its bonds to build and construct improvements; and do all things necessary to accomplish the purposes for which it is created.1

Notice of Nondiscrimination

As required by federal law, the District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetic information, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to its facilities to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

Notice of the name, work address and telephone number of the Title IX Coordinator and the Section 504 Coordinator for the District shall be provided to employees, applicants for employment, students, parents/guardians, and other beneficiaries such as participants in activities offered to the public.


1KRS 160.160

 KRS 160.370

 Americans with Disabilities Act

 Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

 Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

 42 U.S.C. 200e, Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title VII

 20 U.S.C. 1681, Education Amendments of 1972, Title IX

 Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008

 20 U.S.C. § 7905 (Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act)

Related Policies:

03.113, 03.212, 03.162, 03.262

05.3, 09.13, 09.3211, 09.42811

Adopted/Amended: 08/20/2013

Order #:         14-020

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