Georgia - Student Assessments: Assessment Authority

Area: 
Assessment Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

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

Body: 

Under the A Plus Education Reform Act of 2000, the State Board of Education is mandated to “adopt a student assessment program” and with appropriation from the State Legislature. TITLE 20 CHAPTER 2 ARTICLE 6 PART 8 SECTION 240

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/16/2016