(b) As part of their on-going responsibility for developing and implementing a program of assessments and a program of accountability, the state board shall perform the following functions:
(1) Review assessment tools, including tests of student performance and measures of school and school system performance, and determine when any improvements or additions are necessary;
(2) Consider multiple assessments, including, but not limited to, a state testing program developed in conjunction with the state's professional educators with assistance from such knowledgeable consultants as may be necessary, which may include criterion referenced tests;
(3) Review all accountability measures, such as the accreditation and personnel evaluation systems and consider any improvements or additions deemed necessary; and
(4) Ensure that all statewide assessments of student performance are secure.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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