Know Your State System

Alabama

Alabama has a Department of Education, State Secretary, State Board, and State Superintendent. The State Board consists of 9 members and are elected to 4 year terms.
First: 1819
Article or Title: Article XIV: Sections 256-270
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 263
Statutes or Code: Title 16: Chapters 1-67
DoE Secretary: Secretary Dr. Barbara Cooper
State Superintendent: Superintendent Eric Mackey
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd: State Board; State Superintendent
State Board Members: 9 Members; Elected; 4 year term

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Alaska

Alaska has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner. The State Board consists of 7 members and are appointed to 5 year terms.
First: 1959
Article or Title: Article VII: Sections 1-5
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 1
Statutes or Code: Title 14: Chapters 3-60
State Superintendent: Commissioner Dr. Michael Johnson
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Commissioner
State Board Members: 7 Members; Appointed; 5 year term

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Arizona

Arizona has a Department of Education, State Director, State Board, and State Superintendent. The State Board consists of 11 members and are appointed to 4 year terms.
First: 1912
Article or Title: Article 11: Sections 1-11
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 8
Statutes or Code: Title 15: Chapters 1-19
DoE Secretary: Director Kaitlin Harrier
State Superintendent: Superintendent Kathy Hoffman
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities:  DoEd; State Board; State Superintendent
State Board Members: 11 Members; Appointed; 4 year term

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Arkansas

Arkansas has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner. The State Board consists of 9 members and are appointed to 7 year terms.
First: 1836
Article or Title: Article 14: Sections 1-4
Blaine Amendment Language: None
Statutes or Code: Title 6: Subtitles 1-6
State Superintendent: Commissioner Johnny Key
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Commissioner
State Board Members: 9 Members; Appointed; 7 year term

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California

California has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent. The State Board consists of 11 members and are appointed to 4 year terms.
First: 1849
Article or Title: Article IX: Sections 1-16
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 8
Statutes or Code: EDC: Titles 1-3
State Superintendent: Superintendent Tony Thurmond
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Superintendent
State Board Members: 11 Members; Appointed; 4 year term

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Colorado

Colorado has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner. The State Board consists of 7 members and are elected to 6 year terms.
First: 1876
Article or Title: Article IX: Sections 1-17
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 7
Statutes or Code: Title 22: Articles 1-98
State Commissioner: Commissioner Katy Anthes, Ph.D
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Commissioner
State Board Members: 7 Members; Elected; 6 year term

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Connecticut

Connecticut has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner. The State Board consists of 14 members and are appointed to 4 year terms.
First: 1818
Article or Title: Article 8: Sections 1-4
Blaine Amendment Language: None
Statutes or Code: Title 10: Chapters 163-184c
State Commissioner: Acting Commissioner Charlene Russell-Tucker
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd: State Board; State Commissioner
State Board Members: 14 Members; Appointed; 4 year term

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Delaware

Delaware has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Secretary. The State Board consists of 9 members and are appointed to 6 year terms.
First: 1897
Article or Title: Article 10: Sections 1-6
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 3
Statutes or Code: Title 14: Chapters 1-94
State Superintendent: Secretary Susan Bunting
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Secretary
State Board Members: 9 Members; Appointed; 6 year term

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District Of Columbia

District of Columbia has a Chancellor, Board of Education, and Executive Director. The Board has 9 members and are elected to 4 year terms.
DoE Secretary: Chancellor Dr. Lewis D. Ferebee
State Superintendent: Executive Director John-Paul C. Hayworth
State or Local Control: District
Education Authorities: Board of Ed; Executive Director
State Board Members: 9 Members; Elected; 4 year term

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Florida

Florida has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner. The State Board consists of 7 members and are appointed to 4-year terms.
 
First: 1838
Article or Title: Article IX: Sections 1-8
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 6
Statutes or Code: Title XLVII: Chapters 1000-1013
State Superintendent: Commissioner Richard Corcoran
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Commissioner
State Board Members: 7 Members; Appointed; 4 year term

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Georgia

Georgia has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent. The State Board consists of 14 members and are appointed to 7 year terms.
First: 1777
Article or Title: Article VIII: Sections I-VII
Blaine Amendment Language: Section VI
Statutes or Code: Title 20: Chapters 1-18
State Superintendent: Superintendent Richard Woods
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd: State Board; State Superintendent
State Board Members: 14 Members; Appointed; 7 year term

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Hawaii

Hawaii has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent. The State Board consists of 11 members and are appointed to 3 year terms.
First:1959
Article or Title: Article X: Sections 1-6
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 1
Statutes or Code: Title 18: Chapters 296-319
State Superintendent: Superintendent Christina Kishimoto, Ed.D
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd: State Board: State Superintendent
State Board Members: 11 Members; Appointed; 3 year term

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Idaho

Idaho has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent of Public Instruction. The State Board consists of 7 members and are appointed to 5 year terms.
First: 1890
Article or Title: Article IX: Sections 1-11
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 5
Statutes or Code: Title 33: Chapters 1-61
State Superintendent: Superintendent Sherri Ybarra
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Superintendent of Public Instruction
State Board Members: 7 Members; Appointed; 5 year term

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Illinois

Illinois has a State Board of Education and State Superintendent. The State Board consists of 9 members and are appointed to 4 year terms.
First: 1818
Article or Title: Article X: Sections 1-3
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 3
Statutes or Code: Chapter 105: Articles 1-36
State Superintendent: Superintendent Dr. Carmen I. Ayala
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: State Board of Ed; State Superintendent
State Board Members: 9 Members; Appointed; 4 year term

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Indiana

Indiana has a State Board of Education and State Superintendent. The State Board consists of 11 members and are appointed to 4 year terms.
First: 1816
Article or Title: Article 8: Sections 1-8
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 3
Statutes or Code: Title 20: Articles 1-51
Secretary of Education: Dr. Katie Jenner
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: State Board of Ed; State Superintendent
State Board Members: 11 Members; Appointed; 4 year term

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Iowa

Iowa has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Director of Education. The State Board consists of 9 members and are appointed to 6 year terms.
First: 1857
Article or Title: Article IX: 1st Sections 1-15; 2nd Sections 1-7
Blaine Amendment Language: None
Statutes or Code: Title VII: Chapters 256-305B
State Superintendent: Vacant
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Director of Education
State Board Members: 9 Members; Appointed; 6 year term

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Kansas

Kansas has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner of Education. The State Board consists of 10 members and are elected to 4 year terms.
First: 1855
Article or Title: Article 6: Sections 1-7;
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 6(c)
Statutes or Code: Chapter 72: Articles 1-99
State Superintendent: Commissioner Randy Watson
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Commissioner of Education
State Board Members: 10 Members; Elected; 4 year term

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Kentucky

Kentucky has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner of Education. The State Board consists of 14 members and are appointed to 4 year terms.
First: 1792
Article or Title: Sections 183-189
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 189
Statutes or Code: Title XIII: Chapters 156-170
State Superintendent: Commissioner Kevin C. Brown
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; Commissioner of Education
State Board Members: 14 Members; Appointed; 4 year term

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Louisiana

Louisiana has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent of Education. The State Board consists of 11 members where 3 members are appointed and 8 members are elected with all members serving 4 year terms.
First: 1812
Article or Title: Article VIII: Sections 1-16
Blaine Amendment Language: None
Statutes or Code: Title 17: 17.1 – 17.5122
State Superintendent: Superintendent John White
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Superintendent of Education
State Board Members: 11 Members; Appointed & Elected; 4 year term

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Maine

Maine has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner of Education. The State Board consists of 9 members and are appointed to 5 year terms.
First: 1820
Article or Title: Article VIII. Part First: Sections 1-2
Blaine Amendment Language: None
Statutes or Code: Title 20: Parts 1-6
State Superintendent: Commissioner Pender Makin
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Commissioner of Education
State Board Members: 9 Members; Appointed; 5 year term

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Maryland

Maryland has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent of Schools. The State Board consists of 12 members and are appointed to 4 year terms.
First: 1776
Article or Title: Article VIII: Sections 1-3
Blaine Amendment Language: None
Statutes or Code: Sections 1-26
State Superintendent: Superintendent Dr. Karen B. Salmon
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Superintendent of Schools
State Board Members: 12 Members; Appointed; 4 year term

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner of Education. The State Board consists of 9 members and are appointed to 5 year terms.
First: 1780
Article or Title: Chapter V: Article I-III & Section II
Blaine Amendment Language: ???
Statutes or Code: Part 1: Title XII: Chapters 69-78A
DoE Secretary: Secretary James Peyser
State Superintendent: Commissioner Jeffrey C. Riley
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Commissioner of Education
State Board Members: 9 Members; Appointed; 5 year term

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Michigan

Michigan has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent. The State Board consists of 8 members and are elected to 8 year terms.
First: 1835
Article or Title: Article VIII: Sections 1-9
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 2
Statutes or Code: Act 451-1976: Articles 1-4
State Superintendent: Superintendent Dr. Michael Rice
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Superintendent
State Board Members: 8 Members; Elected; 8 year term

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Minnesota

Minnesota has a Department of Education and State Commissioner of Education. There is no State Board of education for K-12.
First: 1857
Article or Title: Article XIII: Sections 1-3
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 2
Statutes or Code: Chapters 120-137
State Superintendent: Commissioner Mary Cathryn Ricker
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Commissioner of Education

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Mississippi

Mississippi has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent of Public Instruction. The State Board consists of 9 members and are appointed to 9 year terms.
First: 1817
Article or Title: Article 8: Sections 201-213B
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 208
Statutes or Code: Title 37: Chapters 1-181
State Superintendent: Superintendent Dr. Carey M. Wright
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Superintendent of Public Education
State Board Members: 9 Members; Appointed; 9 year term

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Missouri

Missouri has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner of Education. The State Board consists of 8 members and are appointed to 8 year terms.
First: 1820
Article or Title: Article IX: Sections 1-10
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 8
Statutes or Code: Chapters 160-186
State Superintendent: Commissioner Dr. Margie Vandeven
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Commissioner of Education
State Board Members: 8 Members; Appointed; 8 year term

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Montana

Montana has an Office of Public Instruction, Board of Public Education, and State Superintendent of Public Instruction. The Board consists of 7 members and are appointed to 7 year terms.
First: 1889
Article or Title: Article X: Sections 1-11
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 6
Statutes or Code: Title 20: Chapters 1-32
State Superintendent: Superintendent Elsie Arntzen
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: OPI; Board of Public Education; State Superintendent of Public Instruction
State Board Members: 7 Members; Appointed; 7 year term

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Nebraska

Nebraska has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner of Education. The State Board consists of 8 members and are elected to 4 year terms.
First: 1875
Article or Title: Article VII: Sections 1-17
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 11
Statutes or Code: Chapter 79: 101-2704
State Superintendent: Commissioner Dr. Matthew L. Blomstedt
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Commissioner of Education
State Board Members: 8 Members; Elected; 4 year term

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Nevada

Nevada has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent of Public Instruction. The State Board consists of 11 members with 4 being elected to 4 year terms and 7 appointed for 2 year terms.
First: 1864
Article or Title: Article 11: Sections 1-10
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 10
Statutes or Code: Title 34: Chapters 385-400
State Superintendent: Superintendent Jhone Ebert
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Superintendent of Public Instruction
State Board Members: 11 Members; 4 Elected / 7 Appointed; 4 year / 2 year term

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New Hampshire

New Hampshire has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner of Education. The State Board consists of 7 members and are appointed to 5 year terms.
First: 1776
Article or Title: Part Second: Article 6-b
Blaine Amendment Language: Article 83
Statutes or Code: Title XV: Chapters 186-200N
State Superintendent: Commissioner Frank Edelblut
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Commissioner of Education
State Board Members: 7 Members; Appointed; 5 year term

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New Jersey

New Jersey has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner of Education. The State Board consists of 13 members and are appointed to 6 year terms.
First: 1947
Article or Title: Article VIII: Section IV
Blaine Amendment Language: None
Statutes or Code: Title 18A: Sections 1-66
State Superintendent: Commissioner Dr. Lamont Repollet
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Commissioner of Education
State Board Members: 13 Members; Appointed; 6 year term

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New Mexico

New Mexico has a Department of Education, State Commission, and State Secretary of Education. The State Commission consists of 10 members and are elected to 4 year terms.
First: 1911
Article or Title: Article XII: Sections 1-13
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 3
Statutes or Code: Chapter 22: Articles 1-35
State Superintendent: Secretary Ryan Stewart
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Commission; State Secretary of Education
State Board Members: 10 members; Elected; 4 year term

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New York

New York has a Department of Education, Board of Regents, and State Commissioner of Education. The State Board consists of 17 members and are elected to 5 year terms.
First: 1777
Article or Title: Article XI: Sections 1-3
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 3
Statutes or Code: EDN: Titles 1-9
State Superintendent: Commissioner Shannon Tahoe (Interim)
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; Board of Regents; State Commissioner of Education
State Board Members: 17 Members; Elected; 5 year term

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North Carolina

North Carolina has a Department of Public Instruction, State Board, and State Superintendent. The State Board consists of 11 members and are appointed to 8 year terms.
First: 1776
Article or Title: Article IX: Sections 1-10
Blaine Amendment Language: None
Statutes or Code: Chapter 115C: Sections 1-598
State Superintendent: Superintendent Mark Johnson
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: Dept of Public Instruction; State Board; State Superintendent
State Board Members: 11 members; Appointed; 8 year term

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North Dakota

North Dakota has a Department of Public Instruction, State Board, and State Superintendent. The State Board consists of 7 members and are appointed to 6 year terms.
First: 1889
Article or Title: Article VIII: Sections 1-6
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 5
Statutes or Code: Title: 15.1: Chapters 1-38
State Superintendent: Superintendent Kirsten Baesler
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: Dept of Public Instruction; State Board; State Superintendent
State Board Members: 7 Members; Appointed; 6 year term

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Ohio

Ohio has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent of Public Instruction. The State Board consists of 19 members with 8 appointed and 11 elected to 4 year terms.
First: 1803
Article or Title: Article VI: Sections 1-6
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 2(IJ – none)
Statutes or Code: Title 33: Chapters 01-85
State Superintendent: Superintendent Paolo DeMaria
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd: State Board; State Superintendent of Public Instruction
State Board Members: 19 Members (11 elected/8 appointed); 4 year term

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent of Public Instruction. The State Board consists of 7 members appointed to 4 year terms.
First: 1907
Article or Title: Article XIII: Sections 1-8
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 1a
Statutes or Code: Title 70: 1-8005
State Superintendent: Superintendent Joy Hofmeister
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Superintendent of Public Instruction
State Board Members: 7 Members; Appointed; 4 year term

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Oregon

Oregon has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Director. The State Board consists of 7 members appointed to 4 year terms.
First: 1857
Article or Title: Article VIII: Sections 1-8
Blaine Amendment Language: Sections 2 & 4
Statutes or Code: Volume 9: Chapters 326-365
State Superintendent: Director Colt Gill
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Director
State Board Members: 7 Members; Appointed; 4 year term

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Secretary of Education. The State Board consists of 21 members with 17 appointed and 4 elected to 6 year terms.
First: 1776
Article or Title: Article IIIB: Sections 14-15
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 15
Statutes or Code: Title 24: Parts I-VI
State Superintendent: Secretary Pedro A. Rivera
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Secretary of Education
State Board Members: 21 Members; 17 Appointed/4 Elected; 6 year term

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Rhode Island

Rhode Island has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner of Education. The State Board consists of 17 members and are appointed to 3 year terms.
First: 1790
Article or Title: Article XII: Sections 1-4
Blaine Amendment Language: None
Statutes or Code: Title 16: Chapters 1-109
State Superintendent: Commissioner Angelica Infante-Green
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Commissioner of Education
State Board Members: 17 Members; Appointed; 3 year term

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South Carolina

South Carolina has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent of Education. The State Board consists of 17 members and are appointed to 4 year terms.
First: 1776
Article or Title: Article XI: Sections 1-4
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 4
Statutes or Code: Title 59: Chapters 1-156
State Superintendent: Superintendent Molly Spearman
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Superintendent of Education
State Board Members: 17 Members; Appointed; 4 year term

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South Dakota

South Dakota has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Secretary of Education. The State Board consists of 9 members and are appointed to 4 year terms.
First: 1889
Article or Title: Article VIII: Sections 1-20
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 16
Statutes or Code: Title 13: Chapters 1-65
State Superintendent: Secretary Dr. Ben Jones
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Secretary of Education
State Board Members: 9 Members; Appointed; 4 year term

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Tennessee

Tennessee has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Commissioner of Education. The State Board consists of 9 members and are appointed to 5 year terms.
First: 1796
Article or Title: Article XI: Section 12
Blaine Amendment Language: None
Statutes or Code: Title 49: Chapters 1-50
State Superintendent: Commissioner Dr. Penny Schwinn
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Commissioner of Education
State Board Members: 9 Members; Appointed; 5 year term

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Texas

Texas has a Texas Education Agency, State Board, and State Commissioner of Education. The State Board consists of 15 members and are elected to 4 year terms.
First: 1836
Article or Title: Article VII: Sections 1-20
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 5
Statutes or Code: Titles 1-6
State Superintendent: Commissioner Mike Morath
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: Texas Education Agency; State Board; State Commissioner of Education
State Board Members: 15 Members; Elected; 4 year term

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Utah

Utah has a State Board of Education and State Superintendent of Public Instruction. The State Board consists of 15 members and are elected to 4 year terms.
First: 1895
Article or Title: Article X: Sections 1-9
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 9
Statutes or Code: Title 53B-G
State Superintendent: Superintendent Dr. Sydnee Dickson
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: State Board of Education; State Superintendent of Public Instruction
State Board Members: 15 Members; Elected; 4 year term

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Vermont

Vermont has a Agency of Education, State Board, and State Secretary of Education. The State Board consists of 11 members and are appointed to 6 year terms.
First: 1777
Article or Title: Chapter II: Section 68
Blaine Amendment Language: None
Statutes or Code: Title 16: Chapters 1-133
State Superintendent: Secretary Dr. Daniel M. French
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: Agency of Education; State Board; State Secretary of Education
State Board Members: 11 Members; Appointed; 6 year term

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Virginia

Virginia has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent of Public Instruction. The State Board consists of 9 members and are appointed to 4 year terms.
First: 1776
Article or Title: Article VIII: Sections 1-11
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 10
Statutes or Code: Title 22.1: Chapters 1-25
DoE Secretary: Secretary Atif Mustafa Qarni
State Superintendent: Superintendent Dr. James F. Lane
State or Local Control: Local
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Superintendent of Public Instruction
State Board Members: 9 Members; Appointed; 4 year term

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Washington

Washington has an Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, State Board of Education, and State Superintendent. The Board consists of 16 members with 7 appointed and 5 elected to 4 year terms.
First: 1889
Article or Title: Article IX: Sections 1-5
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 4
Statutes or Code: Title 28A: Chapters 15-900
State Superintendent: Superintendent Chris Reykdal
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: OSPI; State Board; State Superintendent
State Board Members: 16 Members; Appointed & Elected; 4 year term

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West Virginia

West Virginia has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent of Schools. The State Board consists of 12 members and are appointed to 9 year terms.
First: 1863
Article or Title: Article XII: Sections 1-12
Blaine Amendment Language: None
Statutes or Code: Chapter 18: Articles 1-32
State Superintendent: Superintendent W. Clayton Burch
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Superintendent of Schools
State Board Members: 12 Members; Appointed; 9 year term

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Wisconsin

Wisconsin has a Department of Public Instruction and State Superintendent of Public Instruction. No reference to a State Board, but the State Superintendent is elected and serves a 4 year term.
First: 1848
Article or Title: Article X: Sections 1-8
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 3
Statutes or Code: Chapters 115-121
State Superintendent: Superintendent Carolyn Stanford Taylor
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: Dept of Public Instruction; State Superintendent of Public Instruction

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Wyoming

Wyoming has a Department of Education, State Board, and State Superintendent. The State Board consists of 11 members and are appointed to 6 year terms.
First: 1889
Article or Title: Article 7: Sections 1-23
Blaine Amendment Language: Section 8
Statutes or Code: Title 21: Chapters 1-24
State Superintendent: Superintendent Jillian Balow
State or Local Control: State
Education Authorities: DoEd; State Board; State Superintendent
State Board Members: 11 Members; Appointed; 6 year term

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