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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.
Charter & Innovation School Advance Program: The application window for the Advance Program is March 18-May 20, 2016 before midnight. Please see details at http://www.in.gov/sboe/2639.htm
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 http://www.in.gov/sboe/2640.htm
The State Board of Education will meet on May 11, 2016 at 9:00 AM (EDT) for the Regular Business Meeting at the Indiana Statehouse, Room 233 (200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204).
The Strategic Planning Committee will meet on May 11, 2016 upon adjournment of the SBOE Business Meeting at the Indiana Statehouse, Room 233 (200 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204).
The Data Reporting Committee will meet on May 12, 2016 at 9:00 AM (EDT) at the Indiana Government Center South, Conference Room 12 (302 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204). Public will need to enter at the Senate Ave. entrance during construction at the IGCS.