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The school councilor system is defined as gthe role which is newly formed as the mechanism of local peoplefs systematic commitment to school administrationh gto encourage the future school to be administered systematically and flexibly under the leadership of a Principal, in an independent and autonomous fashion, in order to be able to evolve a distinctive school program that complies with the actual conditions of students and local communitiesh. (A Notification from Administrative Vice-Minister of Education, January 21st, 2000.) The system needs to be accountable to and reflect the demands of parents and local communities for effective school administration.

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