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APA Process

View APA submissions in the Mississippi Administrative Bulletin on the Secretary of State’s website.


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

OFFICE OF ACCOUNTABILITY

OFFICE OF ACADEMIC EDUCATION

Mississippi Seeks Public Comment on Reporting Attendance for Virtual Learning

On July 16, 2020, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to establish the following:

Miss. Admin. Code 7-3: 9.2, State Board Policy Chapter 9, Rule 9.2: Reporting Attendance for Virtual Learning. The Mississippi Department of Education must establish a policy and provide guidance on how to collect attendance data for the 2020-2021 school year as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Please submit written comments to Dr. Jo Ann Malone, Office of Accreditation, 359 North West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205-0771. You may also submit comments in writing via email at (accreditation@mdek12.org).

All public comments must be received in the Office of Accreditation no later than 5:00 p.m. on August 17, 2020.  APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on August 27, 2020.

 


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of Secondary Education

Mississippi Seeks Public Comment on State Board Policy Chapter 56, Rule 56.1

On July 16, 2020, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to revise State Board Policy Chapter 56, Rule 56.1 – Distance Learning, Blended Learning, and Online Courses.

Please submit written comments to Wendy Clemons, Executive Director for Secondary Education, 359 N. West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205-0771.  You may also submit comments in writing by email (tsellers@mdek12.org).

All public comments must be received in the Office of Secondary Education no later than 5:00 PM on August 10, 2020.  APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on September 24, 2020.