Arizona - Student Assessments: Assessment Authority

Area: 
Assessment Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

Arizona State Board of Education has full authority to adopt assessments.

Body: 

Arizona State Legislature on State Board of Education 15-203. Powers and duties articulates that the State Board of Education shall: “Prescribe a minimum course of study in the common schools, minimum competency requirements for the promotion of pupils from the third grade and minimum course of study and competency requirements for the promotion of pupils from the eighth grade”.

And establish an assessment, data gathering and reporting system for pupil performance as prescribed in chapter 7, article 3 of this title.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/11/2016