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SCHOOL REGULATION AND ADMINISTRATION - School districts - School boards - Organization - Status and powers

Thursday, July 13, 2017 @ 12:42 PM  

Appeal by four parents from an aspect of a judgment reviewing the jurisdiction of the respondent, Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, to order a school closure. In 2013, four school boards with defined jurisdictional areas were reorganized and replaced with the respondent, one English School District Board for the entire Province. In 2016, the Board decided to close Whitbourne Elementary School. The appellant parents sought judicial review. The reviewing court determined two issues. On the first issue, the judge concluded the Board was duly constituted...