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§ 115C‑44.  Suitsand actions.

(a)        A local board of education shall institute all actions,suits, or proceedings against officers, persons, or corporations, or theirsureties, for the recovery, preservation, and application of all money orproperty which may be due to or should be applied to the support andmaintenance of the schools, except in case of the breach of his bond by thetreasurer of the county school fund, in which case action shall be brought bythe board of county commissioners.

(b)        In all actions brought in any court against a local board ofeducation, the order or action of the board shall be presumed to be correct andthe burden of proof shall be on the complaining party to show the contrary. (1955, c. 1372, art. 5, s. 14; 1981, c. 423, s. 1.)