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Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of Student Assessment

Proposed Revision of
specifically, Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 78.11, State Board Policy Chapter 78, Rule 78.11:  Guidelines for Mississippi’s Implementation of the Locally Selected Nationally Recognized, High Scholl Assessment Provision of ESSA

On January 19, 2023, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to revise the following:

The recommendation is to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 78.11. State Board Policy Chapter 78, Rule 78.11: Guidelines for Mississippi’s Implementation of the Locally Selected Nationally Recognized, High School Assessment Provision of ESSA

Please submit written comments to Dr. Jackie Sampsell, State Assessment Director, 359 North West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205-0771. You may also submit comments in writing by email at osasupport@mdek12.org.

All public comments must be received in the Office of Student Assessment no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 17, 2023. APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on March 9, 2023.

 


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of Educational Accountability

Mississippi Department of Education Seeks Public Comment on the revision of State Board Policy Chapter 1, Rules 1.1 – 1.3 

On January 19, 2023, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to amend State Board Policy Chapter 1, Rules 1.1 – 1.3.  This policy is being amended in accordance with Miss. Code Ann. § 25-43-3.114 which requires an agency to review all of its rules at least every five years to determine whether any rule should be repealed, amended, or a new rule adopted. 

Chapter 1, Rules 1.1 - 1.3

Please submit written comments to Donna Hales, Director, Office of Public Reporting, via email at dhales@mdek12.org or regular mail to 359 N. West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205. 

All public comments must be received in the Office of Public Reporting no later than 5:00 PM on Monday, February 20, 2023.  APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on April 20, 2023. 

 


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of Educational Accountability

Mississippi Department of Education Seeks Public Comment on the revision of State Board Policy Chapter 2, Rule 2.3 

On January 19, 2023, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to amend State Board Policy Chapter 2, Rule 2.3.  This policy is being amended in accordance with Miss. Code Ann. § 25-43-3.114 which requires an agency to review all of its rules at least every five years to determine whether any rule should be repealed, amended, or a new rule adopted. 

Chapter 2, Rule 2.3

Please submit written comments to Donna Hales, Director, Office of Public Reporting, via email at dhales@mdek12.org or regular mail to 359 N. West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205. 

All public comments must be received in the Office of Public Reporting no later than 5:00 PM on Monday, February 20, 2023.  APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on April 20, 2023. 

 


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of Educational Accountability

Mississippi Department of Education Seeks Public Comment on the revision of State Board Policy Chapter 10, Rule 10.1 

On January 19, 2023, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to amend State Board Policy Chapter 10, Rule 10.1.  This policy is being amended in accordance with Miss. Code Ann. § 25-43-3.114 which requires an agency to review all of its rules at least every five years to determine whether any rule should be repealed, amended, or a new rule adopted. 

Chapter 10, Rule 10.1

Please submit written comments to Donna Hales, Director, Office of Public Reporting, via email at dhales@mdek12.org or regular mail to 359 N. West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205. 

All public comments must be received in the Office of Public Reporting no later than 5:00 PM on Monday, February 20, 2023.  APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on April 20, 2023. 

 


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of General Counsel

Mississippi Department of Education Seeks Public Comment on the revision of State Board Policy Chapter 12, Rules 12.1 – 12.10

On January 19, 2023, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to amend State Board Policy Chapter 12, Rules 12.1 – 12.10.  This policy is being amended in accordance with Miss. Code Ann. § 25-43-3.114 which requires an agency to review all of its rules at least every five years to determine whether any rule should be repealed, amended, or a new rule adopted. 

Chapter 12, Rules 12.1 - 12.10

Please submit written comments to Erin Meyer, Chief of Advocacy and Counsel, via email at emeyer@mdek12.org or regular mail to 359 N. West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205. 

All public comments must be received in the Office of Public Reporting no later than 5:00 PM on Monday, February 20, 2023.  APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on April 20, 2023.