Washington School District Director, Highline
Part of the board that governs your county's public school system
Full office description
- The School Board of Directors runs the public school system. The School Board of Directors is entirely independent from the rest of the county government.
- School District Directors work together to make school policy, set the budget, decide what is taught in schools, and appoint the superintendent to run the schools day to day.
- School District Directors are elected to four-year terms in nonpartisan elections.
How this impacts you
Taxes — The school board is responsible for deciding how a large part of the county’s taxes are spent.
College & Career Readiness — School board members have the power to affect which advanced courses, resources and job training are available to students.
Michael T. Lewis