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123B.147 PRINCIPALS.

Subdivision 1.Supervision of school building.

Each public school building, as defined by section 120A.05, subdivisions 9, 11, and 13, in an independent district may be under the supervision of a principal who is assigned to that responsibility by the board of education in that district upon the recommendation of the superintendent of schools of that district. If pupils in kindergarten through grade 12 attend school in one building, one principal may supervise the building.

Subd. 2.Valid license required.

Each principal assigned the responsibility for the supervision of a school building shall hold a valid license in the assigned position of supervision and administration as established by the rules of the commissioner of education.

Subd. 3.Duties.

The principal shall provide administrative, supervisory, and instructional leadership services, under the supervision of the superintendent of schools of the district and in accordance with the policies, rules, and regulations of the board of education, for the planning, management, operation, and evaluation of the education program of the building or buildings to which the principal is assigned.