In Richland School District Two, seven board members are responsible for a general operating budget of about $234 million, about 3,500 employees, more than 27,000 students, and 41 schools and centers. Richland Two Board members are elected to four-year terms and have responsibilities that include:
- securing money for operational needs and authorizing major expenditures;
- determining budget priorities and building needs;
- setting educational standards and goals;
- reviewing and evaluating all phases of the District’s instructional program; formulating and enforcing policies.