DC - Content Standards: Standards Authority

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

The State Board of Education has full authority to adopt standards.

Body: 

The state board has the authority to approve state academic standards, following a recommendation by the State Superintendent of Education, ensuring that the standards recommended by the State Superintendent of Education:
(A) Specify what children are expected to know and be able to do;
(B) Contain coherent and rigorous content;
(C) Encourage the teaching of advanced skills; and
(D) Are updated on a regular basis;

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/11/2016
Review: 
No review period