Nebraska - Student Assessments: Assessment Authority

Area: 
Assessment Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

The Nebraska State Board of Education and the commissioner share authority to adopt assessments.

Body: 

In order that the commissioner and his or her staff may carry out their duties, the board shall, through the commissioner… (d) institute a statewide system of testing to determine the degree of achievement and accomplishment of all the students within the state's school systems if it determines such testing would be advisable;

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/25/2016