Oklahoma - Content Standards: Standards Authority

Area: 
Standards Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

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

Body: 

The State Board of Education has full authority to adopt standards. State Board of Education has authority, but the legislature has specified in law the courses required for high school graduation (70 O S. §§11-103.6), the scope of social studies curriculum (70 O. S. §11-103.6a), AIDS prevention education (70 O.S. §11-103.3), approval of sex education curriculum (70 O.S. §11-105.1), the Passport to Financial Literacy instruction (70 O.S. §11-103.6g-11-103.6h), and physical education programs (70 O.S. §11-103.9).

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
11/24/2015
Review: 
Review mandated
Review Period: 
Review required every 6 years