Local School Board Law and Legal Definition
According to 25 USCS § 2021 [Title 25. Indians, Chapter 22. Bureau of Indian Affairs Programs] the term, "local school board", when used with respect to a Bureau school, means "a body chosen in accordance with the laws of the tribe to be served or, in the absence of such laws, elected by the parents of the Indian children attending the school, except that, for a school serving a substantial number of students from different tribes--
(A) the members of the body shall be appointed by the tribal governing bodies of the tribes affected; and
(B) the number of such members shall be determined by the Secretary in consultation with the affected tribes."