2020 Georgia Code
Title 20 - Education
Chapter 2 - Elementary and Secondary Education
Article 3 - Local Boards of Education
§ 20-2-60. Consolidation of County Schools

Universal Citation: GA Code § 20-2-60 (2020)

The board of education of any county shall have the right, if, in its opinion, the welfare of the schools of the county and the best interests of the pupils require, to consolidate two or more schools into one school, to be located by the county board at a place convenient to the pupils attending the consolidated school.

(Ga. L. 1919, p. 288, § 90; Code 1933, § 32-915; Ga. L. 1946, p. 206, § 3; Ga. L. 2013, p. 1061, § 1/HB 283.)


County board authorized to consolidate county schools.

- County board of education is vested with the authority to consolidate county schools when, in the opinion of the board, the consolidation is in the best interests of the schools and the pupils of the county; this is a duty and responsibility which is vested in the county school board rather than the State Board of Education. 1948-49 Op. Att'y Gen. p. 502.


Am. Jur. 2d.

- 68 Am. Jur. 2d, Schools, §§ 78, 95.


- 78 C.J.S., Schools and School Districts, §§ 138 et seq., 514 et seq., 521, 522, 557, 558.


- Zoning regulations as applied to public elementary and high schools, 74 A.L.R.3d 136.

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