Voters Guide: Columbia Board of Education

Thursday, March 25, 2010 | 7:29 p.m. CDT; updated 6:45 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, March 30, 2010

The Columbia School Board takes the educational "pulse" of their community through public meetings and conversation with the public. Their duties are selection and hiring of a school superintendent. The board is responsible for approving a balanced district budget. The board also approves and adopts district curriculum. Board members work with the superintendent to implement board policies and plans.