The Idaho School Boards Association (ISBA) is a non-profit, service organization providing policy services, legislative advocacy, leadership support and quality, cost-efficient board professional development to association members.

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Election Issues
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Personnel Issues
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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.

DISCLAIMER: The Idaho School Board Association, as a service to its member school districts and school boards, provides general assistance or information regarding issues of administration related to school districts. However, the Idaho School Board Association and its employees and agents are not legal experts, and are not intending to provide legal advice or services. The Idaho School Board Association is not a law firm, and should not be considered to legally represent any of its member school districts, their trustees or employees. Any information, advice, recommendations, or other assistance provided by the Idaho School Board Association to its member school districts, including the member school districts and employees, should not be considered legal advice, etc. Each member district should retain legal counsel for the purpose of obtaining legal advice, information, recommendations, or other legal assistance, and should not rely on information or assistance provided by the Idaho School Board Association for any legal purpose. The Idaho School Board Association will not and cannot be held liable for any advice, recommendations, information, or other assistance provided to its member school districts, and such members should understand that such advice, etc. is provided for general and informational purposes only. By providing this advice, the Idaho School Board Association is not and does not create any special relationship with its members, other than for the purpose of providing general information, which should be verified with legal experts.