Title 20, Chapter 14, Section 25
(a) There is created the Office of Education Accountability.
(b) The chief administrative and executive officer of the office
shall be the director, who shall be appointed by the Governor with
the advice and consent of the Senate. Subject to the general policy
established by the Education Coordinating Council, the director
shall be responsible for the performance and exercise of the duties,
responsibilities, functions, powers, and authority imposed upon the
director and the office as provided by law. The director shall
receive a salary to be determined by the Governor.
(c) The director shall have the authority to employ all personnel of
the office, subject to the provisions of this part and all
applicable provisions of other laws governing public employment.
(d) The office may adopt a seal for its use and shall be authorized
to enter into contracts to fulfill its duties under this article.
(e) The office shall be assigned for administrative purposes only, as that term is defined in Code Section 50-4-3, to the Office of Planning and Budget.