The Idaho School Boards Association advocates for Idaho students and public education with leadership and service for local school boards.

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Board Issues

ISBA staff receives questions from trustees, superintendents, and clerks, on a variety of topics. This page features previously asked questions and answers from the Ask ISBA service.

If you have a question whose answer can’t be found in these archives, you can submit a question. Questions remain confidential.

Legal Representation for School Boards
What Constitutes a 2/3 Majority
Quorum & Voting
Notice of Executive Session
Required Board Positions
Vacancy Appointments
Board Vacancies, No Applicants
Amend Agenda for Executive Session
Committee Minutes
Quorum & Voting
Trustee Participation in District Insurance Plans
Absence During Executive Session
Board Reorganization
Conducting Board Meetings
Inappropriate Board Member Conduct
Board Discussion After Patron Comments
Patron Comments During Board Meeting
Release of Board Meeting Minutes
Robert’s Rules
Open Meeting for Trustee Candidate Interviews
Negotiation Meetings, Public Notice
Trustee Applying for paid District Position