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The following are Proposed Rules that the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education has submitted to the Secretary of State for Publication in the Missouri Register. These rules will not go into effect until the public has had an opportunity to submit written comments, and to attend a public hearing if one is scheduled. 

Any person may offer comments on a Proposed Rule. The instructions for submitting comments, and the location and date of a hearing if one is scheduled, are located after the text of each rule. Please note that the official text of a Proposed Rule is the version that appears in the Missouri Register, not the draft copy on this site. Refer to the official copy if you wish to submit comments.

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Proposed Rule Summary Fiscal Note(s) Supporting
Link to
Missouri Register
Small Business
Impact Statement
Date Posted
5 CSR 20-600.110

General Provisions Governing Programs Authorized Under the Early Childhood Development Act - This amendment is revising the incorporated by reference material Early Childhood Development Act Administrative Manual to include the increasing alignment to the Parents As Teachers National Center curriculum implementation.

Order of Rulemaking - Updated incorporated by reference material Early Childhood Development Act Administrative Manual

No Yes


40 MoReg 834

No 6/12/15
5 CSR 20-600.140

Prekindergarten Program Standards - This rule requires that any school district reporting children ages three (3) to five (5) for calculation in their average daily attendance must meet standards approved by the State Board of Education.

Order of Rulemaking

No N/A


40 MoReg 394-395


40 MoReg 1096

N/A 3/6/15
5 CSR 30-4.030

Audit Policy and Requirements - This proposed amendment is amending the rule to include updates for new federal guidance.

Order of Rulemaking

No N/A


40 MoReg 1277-1280

Yes 10/20/15
5 CSR 30-640.200

Early Learning Facilities Funding Formula for Lease Agreements - Proposed Rule establishes a funding formula for early learning programs facility lease agreements when funding is requested from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Order of Rulemaking

Yes N/A


40 MoReg 834-837

Yes 7/1/15