The Role of the Board of Education
The Role of the Board of Education

In the state of Illinois, the local school districts were created by the state legislature to execute the educational policy as defined in the constitution as a state government function. The Board of Education has specific duties and responsibilities to fulfill. Among them:

  • Selection of the Superintendent of Schools
  • Establishment of general policies for the school system
  • Employment of school personnel upon recommendation of the superintendent
  • Adoption of the annual budget and approval of all expenditures
  • Informing the public of the needs and the progress of the educational system
  • Exercising the legislative powers conferred or implied by the legislature in administering school functions

The Lincoln-Way Community High School District 210 Board of Education consists of seven citizens of the school district, each of whom is elected for a four-year term. Any adult resident may run for election to the board providing he or she meets certain legal qualifications. School board members serve without pay.

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