The Idaho State Board of Education

Leadership, Policy, Advocacy.

The Idaho State Board of Education makes policy for K-20 public education in Idaho, to create opportunity for lifelong attainment of high quality education, research, and innovation. Learn more.

Idaho education has entered a new progressive era in order to increase global competitiveness and attract opportunity, as seen through our many current education initiatives. Education and commerce must partner to build upon each other.

Recognizing the value of a postsecondary education, the State of Idaho offers a variety of scholarship options for eligible Idaho students.

The role of Idaho’s public higher education institutions is to provide a wide variety of educational, training, research, continuing education and service programs to meet the personal and professional needs of Idaho citizens and employers.

The State Board of Education is charged with the general supervision and  governance of Idaho’s public educational institutions, agencies and school system.