A school district is a special-purpose district that runs local public primary and secondary schools in various nations.
United States[change | change source]
In the U.S, public schools belong to school districts. They are governed by school boards.
School districts in the Midwest and West often cross city borders. School districts in New England and the Mid-Atlantic regions tend to stay inside of city, township, and/or county boundaries.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "School Districts" () U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on June 20, 2015.
More reading[change | change source]
- Yan, Wenfan (Indiana University of Pennsylvania). "A Comparison of Rural School Districts" ( Archived 2014-04-19 at the Wayback Machine). The Center for Rural Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania General Assembly. September 2006.
- "How Small Is Too Small? An Analysis of School District Consolidation" ( Archived 2014-04-19 at the Wayback Machine). Legislative Analyst's Office (LAO) (Fiscal and policy advisor of the California Legislature). May 2, 2011.