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Administrative Rule Review

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The Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) strives to prepare every child to succeed in school and in life. DESE is committed to improving its departmental efficiency and operational effectiveness to ensure its capacity to work toward that goal. Recognizing that communicating administrative rules is one of DESE’s primary operational tools, DESE completed a general review of its administrative rules in 2016 in accordance with Section 536.175, RSMo.

Pursuant to Executive Order 17-03, DESE is complementing the general review with a review of chapters that include regulatory restrictions to ensure they follow best practices and do not adversely affect Missourians. In addition to this comments page, DESE held public hearings on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, and on Friday, August 18, 2017, in Jefferson City. 

We will be soliciting public comments for 60 days after the July 18 public hearing. 

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Mail in comments to:
Governmental Affairs
Administrative Rules Review
205 Jefferson St.
P.O. Box 480
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480

Fax comments to 573-522-4881