Nevada - Content Standards: Standards Authority

Standards Authority
Policy Type: 

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


The Council to Establish Academic Standards in Education addresses the establishment and revision of the State’s academic standards. The Council consists of 8 members; members are appointed by the Governor (4 members) and Legislative Leadership (4 members). The State Board of Education reviews and adopts the standards as submitted by the Council. The State Board may object to the standards and return those standards to the Council with an explanation. The State Board must adopt the standards as resubmitted, with or without revisions.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
Review mandated
Review Period: 
Review required periodically