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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 Teaching and Leading

Miss Admin. Code 7-4: Part 4, Licensure Guidelines K-12

On January 16, 2020, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to revise Miss. Admin. Code 7-4: Part 4: Licensure Guidelines K-12 to adopt and establish a passing score for the Praxis Subject Assessments, Algebra I and Geometry and New Endorsement Codes, as recommended by the Ad Hoc Committee of the Commission on Teacher and Administrator Education, Certification and Licensure and Development:

Please submit written comments to Dr. Cory Murphy, Office of Teaching and Leading, 359 N. West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205-0771. You may also submit comments in writing by e-mail (licensure@mdek12.org)

All public comments must be received in the Office of Teaching and Leading no later than 5:00 p.m. on February 11 , 2020. APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on March 19, 2020.

 


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of Compulsory School Attendance

Mississippi Seeks Public Comment on Educational Stability for Students in Foster Care

On December 19, 2019, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to implement the following Foster Care Policy: 

The approved standard will be implemented during the 2019-2020 school year. The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) State Board of Education recognizes the importance of educational stability for students in foster care to promote high level achievement similar to peers.  Therefore, the MDE will collaborate, as appropriate, with Mississippi’s Child Welfare agency, the State agency responsible for administering the State plans under parts B and E of Title IV of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. §§ 621 et seq. and 670 et seq., the Mississippi Department of Child Protection Services (MDCPS), to ensure school stability and success for youth in foster care.

Please submit written comments to Toni Kersh, Office of Compulsory School Attendance, via email at TKersh@mdek12.org or regular mail to 359 North West Street, Jackson, MS 39205, on or before 5:00 p.m., on January 22, 2020.