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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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Emergency Rule: 5 CSR 30-660.090 Charter School Local Education Agency (LEA) Attendance Hour Reporting
Summary: This emergency rule establishes policies and standards for charter school local education agencies (LEAs) for providing foundation formula payment in accordance with Chapter 160, RSMo, to meet the health and safety needs of students and faculty if social distancing is necessary due to COVID-19 during the 2020-2021 school year.


Emergency Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.220 Application for Substitute Certificate of License to Teach 
Summary: This emergency amendment adds language that allows department-approved training as an alternative route to gain a substitute certificate of license to teach. This will expedite a strategy for addressing shortages of substitute teachers.


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 20-400.180 Temporary Authorization Certificate of License to Teach   
Summary: This amendment would eliminate the required cumulative grade point average in all applicable certification rules. 


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.500 Application for Certificate of License to Teach  
Summary: This proposed amendment would eliminate the required cumulative grade point average in all applicable certification rules.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.510 Certification Requirements for Teacher of Early Childhood Education (Birth – Grade 3)
Summary: This proposed amendment would eliminate the required cumulative grade point average in all applicable certification rules.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.520 Certification Requirements for Teacher of Elementary Education (Grades 1-6) 
Summary: This proposed amendment would eliminate the required cumulative grade point average in all applicable certification rules.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.530 Certification Requirements for Teacher of Middle School Education (Grades 5-9)
Summary: This proposed amendment would eliminate the required cumulative grade point average in all applicable certification rules.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.540 Certification Requirements for Teacher of Secondary Education (Grades 9-12)
Summary: This proposed amendment would eliminate the required cumulative grade point average in all applicable certification rules.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.550 Certification Requirements for Teacher of K-12 Education
Summary: This proposed amendment would eliminate the required cumulative grade point average in all applicable certification rules.


Proposed Amendment: 5 CSR 20-400.560 Certification Requirements for Teacher of Special Education
Summary: This proposed amendment would eliminate the required cumulative grade point average in all applicable certification rules.


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: 
Small Business Impact Statement: N/A
Date Posted: ​1/19/21


 

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