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Our Work

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.

Map of Washington displaying where the SBE will travel during 2018