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Indiana State Board of Education

Indiana State Board of Education


Indiana State Board of Education

Established by the Indiana General Assembly, the State Board of Education oversees K-12 education policymaking in the State of Indiana. The bipartisan board is composed of eleven members, including the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Eight members are appointed by the Governor and must include:

  • At least six appointees with professional experience in the field of education;

  • Not more than one appointee from a particular congressional district; and

  • Not more than five appointees belonging to the same political party.

The remaining two board members are appointed by the Speaker of the Indiana House Representatives and the President Pro Tempore of the Indiana Senate respectively.

What's New

  • Charter & Innovation School Advance Program: The application window for the Advance Program is March 18-May 20, 2016 before midnight.  Please see details at

  • Charter & Innovation Network School Grant Program: Applications for the Grant Program must be received by the State Board of Education by September 1, 2016 before midnight to be considered.  Please see details at

Upcoming Meetings

  • The State Board of Education will meet on May 31, 2016 at 4:00 PM (EDT) for a Work Session and June 1, 2016 at 9:00 AM (EDT) for the Regular Business Meeting at Indiana University Southeast, The Ogle Center Theatre, 4201 Grant Line Rd, New Albany, IN 47150.

  • The Data Reporting Committee will meet on June 9, 2016 at 9:00 AM (EDT) at the Indiana Government Center South, Conference Room 4 (302 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204).