Wisconsin - Student Assessments: Assessment Authority

Area: 
Assessment Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Year Adopted: 
2015
Summary: 

The Wisconsin State Superintendent of Public Instruction has full authority to adopt assessments.

Body: 

The state superintendent shall adopt or approve examinations designed to measure pupil attainment of knowledge and concepts in the 4th, 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th grades. Beginning in the 2015-16 school year, the state superintendent may not adopt or approve assessments developed by the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium.

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