Proposed Rules

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 Amendment: 5 CSR 10-1.010 General Department Organization

Summary: This amendment further describes methods and procedures by which the public may obtain information.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 10-3.010 Access to Public Records and Fees for Copying of Public Records

Summary: This rule supplements the requirements of Chapter 610, RSMo, and prescribes requirements for individuals and organizations to gain access to public records of the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the fees for copying of those public records.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-100.220 Internet Filtering

Summary: This proposed amendment updates the rule to include complete references to applicable federal law and provides the standards by which public schools will be held to comply with state law.


Proposed Amendment: [5 CSR 20-300.130] 5 CSR 30-660.095 State Agency Payments to School Districts for Educational Services 
Summary: This amendment moves this rule to the Division of Financial and Administrative Services, because it receives reimbursement applications and processes payments, and this amendment clarifies eligibility guidelines and reimbursement procedures for publicly placed students. 

  • Fiscal Note: No
  • Supporting Documents: No
  • Link to Missouri Register: MoReg, Vol 46, No. 4, page 926
  • Small Business Impact Statement: No
  • Date Posted: 6/1/21

Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.220 Application for Substitute Certificate of License to Teach
Summary: This proposed amendment adds language that allows department-approved training as an additional route to gain a substitute certificate of license to teach.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 30-640.200 Early Learning Facilities Funding Formula for Lease Agreements 
Summary: The purpose of this amendment is to clarify the qualifications for early childhood facility cost reimbursements.

  • Fiscal Note: No
  • Supporting Documents: No
  • Link to Missouri Register: MoReg, Vol 46, No. 4, page 927
  • Small Business Impact Statement: No
  • Date Posted: 6/1/21

Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 30-660.080 Performance Districts  
Summary: The purpose of this amendment is to establish a protocol to determine performance districts in years for which an annual performance report (APR) for school districts is not issued. The related calculation will establish a proxy for the APR, which can be used to identify performance districts for the purpose of recalculating the state adequacy target as required by statute.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 30-680.080 School Food Authority Appeal Procedures  
Summary: This amendment moves this rule to the Division of Financial and Administrative Services, because it receives reimbursement applications and processes payments, and this amendment clarifies
eligibility guidelines and reimbursement procedures for publicly placed students. 


In Addition: 5 CSR 20-100.310, 5 CSR 20-100.320, and 5 CSR 20-100.330 
Summary: As a result of the creation of the Office of Childhood, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is transferring sections from the Division of Learning Services, Office of Quality Schools, to the Office of Childhood. Effective August 30, 2021.

  • Fiscal Note: No
  • Supporting Documents: No
  • Link to Missouri Register: MoReg, Vol 46, No. 17, page 1641
  • Small Business Impact Statement: No
  • Date Posted: 8/31/21

In Addition: 5 CSR 20-300.120
Summary: As a result of the creation of the Office of Childhood, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education is transferring a rule from the Division of Learning Services, Office of Special Education, to the Office of Childhood. Effective August 30, 2021.

  • Fiscal Note: No
  • Supporting Documents: No
  • Link to Missouri Register: MoReg, Vol 46, No. 17, page 1641
  • Small Business Impact Statement: No
  • Date Posted: 8/31/21

Resources

  • State Board of Education Agenda/Minutes
  • Incorporated by Reference Materials
  • Missouri Register
  • Code of State Regulations
  • Missouri Revised Statutes
  • Senate Bill 504
  • Periodic Rule Review - a five (5)-year rolling review of existing rules that began July 1, 2020, as set forth in Section 536.175, RSMo. The report contains the results of the review which includes:  whether the rule continues to be necessary; whether the rule is obsolete; whether the rule overlaps; duplicates or conflicts with other rules; whether a less restrictive or more narrowly tailored rule is appropriate; whether the rule needs amendment or rescission; whether incorporated by reference materials are proper; and whether rules affecting small business are still relevant. The report contains an appendix with the nature of the comments the department has received on the rules and the agency responses to the comments.