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Alabama : K-12 Governance Structures The governor does not appoint any of the voting members of the state board of education nor the chief state school officer, but is an ex-officio, voting member, as well as the president, of the state board of education.
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Alaska : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education, subject to confirmation by a majority of the members of the legislature in joint session.
Arizona : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints 8 of the 9 voting members of the state board of education.
Arkansas : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education and approves the state board of education's appointment of the chief state school officer.
California : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education.
Colorado : K-12 Governance Structures The governor does not appoint any of the voting members of the state board of education nor the chief state school officer.
Connecticut : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education.
Delaware : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education and the chief state school officer.
Florida : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education.
Georgia : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education.
Hawaii : K-12 Governance Structures The governor does not appoint any of the voting members of the state board of education nor the chief state school officer.
Idaho : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints 7 of the 8 voting members of the state board of education.
Illinois : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education.
Indiana : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints 10 of the 11 voting members of the state board of education.
Iowa : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education and the chief state school officer.
Kansas : K-12 Governance Structures The governor does not appoint any of the voting members of the state board of education nor the chief state school officer.
Kentucky : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education, with confirmation by the house of representatives and the senate.
Louisiana : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints 3 of the 11 voting members of the state board of education.
Maine : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education and the chief state school officer.
Maryland : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education and all of the voting members of 9 county school boards. The governor also jointly appoints the members of the school boards in the Baltimore city school district (with the mayor) and the Prince George's county school district (with the county executive).
Massachusetts : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints 7 of the 9 voting members of the state board of education.
Michigan : K-12 Governance Structures The governor does not appoint any of the voting members of the state board of education nor the chief state school officer.
Minnesota : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints the chief state school officer.
Mississippi : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints 5 of the 9 voting members of the state board of education.
Missouri : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education.
Montana : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education.
Nebraska : K-12 Governance Structures The governor does not appoint any of the voting members of the state board of education nor the chief state school officer.
Nevada : K-12 Governance Structures The governor does not appoint any of the voting members of the state board of education nor the chief state school officer.
New Hampshire : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education.
New Jersey : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education and the chief state school officer.
New Mexico : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints the chief state school officer.
New York : K-12 Governance Structures The governor does not appoint any of the voting members of the state board of education nor the chief state school officer.
North Carolina : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints 11 of the 13 voting members of the state board of education and 3 non-voting members of the state board of education (one high school junior, one high school senior and one local superintendent).
North Dakota : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints 6 of the 7 voting members of the state board of education.
Ohio : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints 8 of the 19 voting members of the state board of education.
Oklahoma : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints 6 of the 7 voting members of the state board of education.
Oregon : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education.
Pennsylvania : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints 17 of the 21 voting members of the state board of education and the chief state school officer.
Rhode Island : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints 9 of the 11 voting members of the state board of education.
South Carolina : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints 1 of the 17 voting members of the state board of education.
South Dakota : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education and the chief state school officer.
Tennessee : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education and the chief state school officer.
Texas : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints the chief state school officer.
Utah : K-12 Governance Structures The governor does not appoint any of the voting members of the state board of education nor the chief state school officer. However, the governor does select two candidates for the election of each seat on the state board of education.
Vermont : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting and non-voting members of the state board of education, with the advice and consent of the senate. Also, the chief state school officer is appointed by the state board of education, with the approval of the governor.
Virginia : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education and the chief state school officer.
Washington : K-12 Governance Structures The governor does not appoint any of the voting members of the state board of education nor the chief state school officer.
West Virginia : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education.
Wisconsin : K-12 Governance Structures The governor does not appoint the chief state school officer.
Wyoming : K-12 Governance Structures The governor appoints all of the voting members of the state board of education.


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