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.