Overview
Overview



State Board of Education Overview

The purpose of the Washington State Board of Education is to:

  • Provide advocacy and strategic oversight of public education;
     
  • Implement a standards-based accountability system to improve student academic achievement;
     
  • Provide leadership in the creation of a system that personalizes education for each student and respects diverse cultures, abilities, and learning styles; and
     
  • Promote achievement of the Basic Education Act goals of RCW 28A.150.210.