Job descriptionThe 15-member State Board of Education sets policies and standards for Texas public schools. Term is four years.
DutiesSets curriculum standards; reviews and adopts textbooks; establishes graduation requirements.
Reviews rules for certifying educators; reviews proposals to award new charter schools.
The board oversees the Texas Permanent School Fund, an endowment that funds charter schools, pays for public school textbooks, and guarantees bonds issued by local school districts.
Annual salaryNo salary; eligible for reimbursement for expenses

Who’s Running?

“DC” Caldwell I
Democratic Primary
Luis Miguel Sifuentes
Democratic Primary
James Whitfield
Democratic Primary
Patricia “Pat” Hardy (incumbent)
Republican Primary
Rebecca Garcia
Republican Primary
“DC” Caldwell
Republican Primary
Joshua Tarbay
Republican Primary