Maryland - Student Assessments: Assessment Authority

Area: 
Assessment Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Year Adopted: 
2014
Summary: 

The Maryland State Board of Education has full authority to adopt assessments per Title 13a of Maryland state code.

Body: 

Maryland Education Statute: §7–203., A. (iii) 1. The State Board and the State Superintendent shall implement assessment programs.

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