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Effective boards of education impact student achievement, and the more effective the board, the better its district's students perform.  Drawing and expanding on the National School Boards Association, Key Work of School Boards, this section of the website examines six leadership qualities and their relationship to student achievement.  

An effective board focuses on the following leadership qualities:

Becoming familiar with the research-based keys, learning the characteristics of effective boards and making student achievement the primary focus of board governance will create necessary conditions for district improvement.