Arkansas - Content Standards: Standards Authority

Area: 
Standards Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

The State Board of Education has full authority to adopt standards.

Body: 

Arkansas State Code § 6-11-105 - Powers and duties articulates State Board of Education shall: “Qualify and standardize public schools and prescribe requirements for accrediting and grading public schools”.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/11/2016
Review: 
Review mandated
Review Period: 
Review required every 6 years