The Columbus Board of Education is the governing body of the Columbus Public Schools district that comprises more than 100 elementary, middle and high schools and has an annual enrollment of over 55,000 students. Located in Columbus, Ohio, the district s board is responsible for governing the public schools by adopting policies to guide the discretionary actions of school personnel and to delegate to the administration the making of regulations requiring specific actions. The Columbus Board of Education conducts public business in open sessions which are scheduled in advance, held in convenient locations and widely announced. Written records of all the board's decisions are maintained and available for public examination at convenient times and places. The Columbus Board of Education ccomprisess seven elected members.