BOARD OF EDUCATION v. HOUGHTON SCHOOLS

Docket No. 92416.

157 Mich. App. 396 (1987)

403 N.W.2d 561

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION v. HOUGHTON LAKE COMMUNITY SCHOOLS

Michigan Court of Appeals.

Decided January 21, 1987.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Frank J. Kelley, Attorney General, Louis J. Caruso, Solicitor General, and Gerald F. Young and Paul J. Zimmer, Assistant Attorneys General, for plaintiff.

Thrun, Maatsch & Nordberg, P.C. (by Thomas J. Nordberg and Beverly J. Bonning), for Houghton Lake Community Schools.

Amicus Curiae:

Foster, Swift, Collins & Coey, P.C. (by Karen Bush Schneider), for Houghton Lake Education Association.

Before: R.B. BURNS, P.J., and GRIBBS and A.T. DAVIS, JJ.


A.T. DAVIS, J.

Plaintiff sought mandamus to require defendants to make up six days of scheduled instruction canceled because of snow in order to provide 180 days of instruction for students in their school district. The trial court found no clear legal duty to provide such instruction and denied mandamus. Plaintiff appeals.

Plaintiff relies on MCL 380.1284; MSA 15.41284, § 1284 of the School Code, and MCL 388.1701(2); MSA 15.1919(1001)(2), § 101...

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