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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 Rule Summary Fiscal Note(s) Supporting
Link to
Missouri Register
Small Business
Impact Statement
Date Posted

5 CSR 20-100.210



This amendment aligns with the provisions of the Every Student Succeeds Act and removes the list of violent criminal offenses which are detailed within section 160.261, RSMo. In addition, the amendment deletes language that is no longer mandatory in the Every Student Succeeds Act.

Order of Rulemaking

12/31/17 CSR

No  No 

8/1/17 42 MoReg 1071-1072​

No 7/10/17

5 CSR 20-300.150



This rule established that the State Schools for the Severely Handicapped, State Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, was
authorized to contract for educational services for children who could not be adequately served in the State Schools for Severely Handicapped. The rule set forth certain policies which would aid the development of administrative cooperation and program continuity.

Order of Rulemaking

12/31/17 CSR 

No No


8/1/17 42 MoReg 1072




5 CSR 20-300.110



Individuals with Disabilities Education

Order of Rulemaking 

12/31/17 CSR 

No No


12/1/17 42 MoReg 1797-1798



5 CSR 20-400.640



Certification Requirements for Initial Student Services Certificate - This amendment is to update the Initial Student Services Certificate for School Psychological Examiner (Kindergarten-Grade 12) and removes the issuance of an Initial Student Services Certificate for the area of Speech-Language Pathologist.


No No

11/1/17 42 MoReg 1581-1584

No 10/3/17
5 CSR 20-500.310

This rule established the minimum requirements for data reporting related to Sponsorship and Mentoring Program projects.

No No  12/1/17 42 MoReg 1760 No  10/25/17


5 CSR 20-500.340


This rule is being rescinded as it is no longer a function of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The function is now with the Department of Economic Development.

No  No

12/1/17 42 MoReg 1760

No  11/13/17


  • 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.