Arkansas - Student Assessments: Assessment Authority

Area: 
Assessment Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

The Arkansas State Board of Education has full authority to adopt assessments.

Body: 

Arkansas State Code § 6-11-105 - Powers and duties articulates State Board of Education shall have general supervision of the public schools of the state; recommend courses of study for the public schools and teacher training institutions; issue certificates based upon credentials presented by applicants for certificates to teach in the public schools of the state.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/04/2016