South Carolina - Student Assessments: Assessment Authority

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

The South Carolina State Board of Education has full authority to adopt assessments.

Body: 

59-18-310 of state law grants the State Board of Education to develop or adopt statewide assessment program to measure student performance.

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