HB 1115 - DIGEST


Requires each board of directors of the school districts of the state to be a member of the Washington state school directors' association or another organization within the state that provides services that include but need not be limited to: (1) Coordinating policymaking, control, and management of school districts;

(2) Conducting studies and disseminating information on ways to increase the efficiency of school board administration;

(3) Purchasing liability insurance for school directors, which may indemnify the directors against any or all liabilities for personal or bodily injuries and property damage arising from their acts or omissions while performing or while in good faith purporting to perform their official duties as school directors;

(4) Providing advice and assistance to local boards to promote their primary duty of representing the public interest; and

(5) Upon request by a local school district board of directors, providing specialized services, research information, and consultants to advise and assist the board in particular problem areas, if the information or services or consultants are not already available from other state agencies, educational service districts, or from information and research services authorized by RCW 28A.320.110.