Code No. 200.1
ROLE OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
In this series of the board policy manual the board defines its role in the governance of the school district and how it will carry out that role in the school district community and in the school district.
The ultimate goal of the board is to achieve the educational philosophy of the school district. As school officials elected by the members of the school district community, the board shall strive to represent the needs and wishes of the members of the school district community in its deliberations and actions.
While the board shall be aware of the desires of the school district community, the needs of the students in the Riverside Community School District shall be considered above others. The board strives to meet the needs of the students through evaluation of the financial and educational benefits of the various alternatives available to the board and the school district.
Approved 9-13-93 Reviewed 11-22-2021 Revised 2-18-2019