National cities and provinces put local self-government education in operation with the enactment of law concerned with local self-government education on March, 1991. In spite of such revisions of the proper law, there have continuously come about the revisional loop holes in election method of the members of the board of education and superintendent of education affairs and their positions alike. Thus, a lot of discussions are still going on
including the matter of scope extension to the basic unit of local education autonomy system which has been persistently raised after the first revision, the matter of allocation of educational administration, and local educational finance, etc.
Hence, this research is aiming at derive the points at issue regarding the current system through the legal analysis centering on the 19th revisions, in Feb, 2008 after the 17th whole revisions of “Act on Local Education Autonomy” , and its improvement plan.
This research-intended analysis sphere is as follows:
First, A matter of residents direct election system-an election method of the members of the board of education and superintendent of education affair, which was a major matter of the 17th whole revision
Second, Its subsequent position of the members of the board of education and the scope extension of the local education autonomy system to a primary organization, which has remained unchanged due to several administrative and financial issues though there have been a lot of discussions since the first revision
Third, A matter of allocation of administration by the central administration subsequent to the revitalization of the local education autonomy system
Final, A matter of independent financial status for the local education autonomy system to be an authentic educational autonomy.