110.12. The principal is also responsible for approving, on the proposal of the teachers or, in the case of the matters referred to in subparagraph 4, of the staff members concerned,
(1) the criteria for the introduction of new instructional methods;
(2) in keeping with the budget of the centre, the textbooks and instructional material required for the teaching of programs of studies;
(3) the standards and procedures for the evaluation of student achievement in keeping with the prescriptions of the basic regulation and subject to the examinations that may be imposed by the Minister or the school service centre;
(4) the measures selected to achieve the objectives and targets set out in the educational project.
The proposals of the teachers or of the staff members concerned under this section shall be made according to the procedure determined by the teachers at a meeting called for that purpose by the principal or, failing that, according to the procedure determined by the principal.
A proposal of the teachers or of the staff members concerned concerning a subject referred to in this section must be made within 30 days after the proposal is requested by the principal, failing which the principal may act without such proposal.
If the principal does not approve a proposal of the teachers or of the staff members concerned, the principal shall give reasons for the decision.
The standards and procedures for the evaluation of achievement referred to in subparagraph 3 of the first paragraph may not have the effect of allowing a student’s result to be reviewed by the principal. However, they must allow the principal to ask the teacher to whose care the student is entrusted to review the result assigned to the student or, if the teacher is absent or unable to act, to entrust the review to another teacher, in accordance with the conditions and procedures determined by regulation of the Minister. The principal must give reasons in writing for his or her request for the grade review.
1997, c. 96, s. 13; 2016, c. 26, s. 2011; 2020, c. 1, s. 44112020, c. 1, s. 4412.