Arlington School Board Member
Governs the county's public school system
Full office description
- The school board runs the public school system, and it is entirely independent from the rest of the county government.
- School board members work together to make school policy, set the budget, and appoint the superintendent to run the schools day to day.
- Some school board members are elected by the entire city, while others represent specific districts.
- School board members are elected to four-year terms in nonpartisan elections.
How this impacts you
Taxes — School board members are 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 trainings are available to students.
School Curriculum — School board members decide what is taught in school, including education on race and racism and sex and sexuality.
Miranda H. Turner is running for this race unopposed.Read profile