WHAT IS THE SCHOOL BOARD?
The school board is a unit of local government that determines the policy, budget, leadership, and administration within the district's public schools.
WHO MAKES UP THE SCHOOL BOARD?
The members of the school board are elected citizens of the district, by the people of the district.
ROLE OF THE SCHOOL BOARD?
School boards exercise local control over education through policy and governance. The school board:
- Sets the district's vision and goals.
- Controls the administration.
- Is accountable to the community.
The school board makes decisions about curriculum, school buildings, annual budgets, and more, by consulting with the community; parents, teachers, staff, and the superintendent.