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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 20-100.230 Virtual Instruction Program   
Summary: This amendment codifies additional operating procedures for Missouri Course Access and Virtual School Program (MOCAP) courseware providers (providers) that join the catalog through LEA partnerships including reporting and instructional processes.


Proposed Rule: 5 CSR 20-100.275 Transfer of Charter Sponsors 
Summary: This rule establishes requirements and procedures for transfer of sponsorship for charter schools prior to the expiration of a contract between a charter and its sponsor. This transfer process is designed to ensure continuity of support for the charter school, accurate and timely data submissions, and accurate transmittal of funds due to sponsors.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.620 Certification Requirements for Transition Administrator Certificate
Summary: This amendment will update the requirements to include the Missouri Leadership Developments System Micro-Credentials.

  • Fiscal Note: No
  • Supporting Documents: No
  • Link to Missouri Register: MoReg, Vol. 46, No. 4, page 316
  • Small Business Impact Statement: No
  • Date Posted: ​2/9/21

Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.630 Certification Requirements for Career Continuous Administrator Certificate
Summary: The proposed amendment will update the requirements to include the Missouri Leadership Development System Micro-Credentials.


In Addition - Notice of Suspension of Rule: 5 CSR 30-4.030 Audit Policy and Requirement
Summary: 5 CSR 30-4.030(4)(C) shall be temporarily suspended, as a result of and in accordance with Executive Order 20-04. The temporary suspension applies to this subsection of the rule that requires school officials of public school districts and charter schools to submit an audit of financial, transportation, and attendance records of the district in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards to the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education no later than December 31 of each year.

Fiscal Note: N/A
Supporting Documents: N/A
Link to Suspended Administrative Rules
Link to Missouri Register: MoReg, Vol. 46, No. 4, page 370
Small Business Impact Statement: N/A
Date Posted: ​1/19/21


Proposed Rescission: 5 CSR 30-660.085 Attendance Hour Reporting 
Summary: This rule is being rescinded due to a reduced need for special attendance accommodations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Fiscal Note: No
Supporting Documents: No
Link to Missouri Register: MoReg, Vol. 46, No.4, pages 317-318
Small Business Impact Statement: No
Date Posted: ​2/9/21


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, 2015, 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.