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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

Districts of Innovation and Schools of Innovation

On June 13, 2019, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to establish State Board Policy Rule 28.7, related to Districts of Innovation and Schools of Innovation.  

Please submit written comments to Tina Sellers, 359 N. West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205-0771. You may also submit comments in writing by e-mail (tsellers@mdek12.org). All public comments must be received in the Office of Secondary Education no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 8, 2019.  APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on July 18, 2019.

 


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of Accreditation & Office of Secondary Education

Process Standard 14.1 of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2019

On June 13, 2019, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to revise Process Standard 14.1 of the Mississippi Public School Accountability Standards, 2019.

The proposed revisions provide clarity to ensure that districts offer students the diploma endorsements outlined in Process Standards 14.1.8, 14.1.9 and 14.1.10 that were adopted by the State Board of Education on September 14, 2017. 

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

All public comments must be received in the Office of Accreditation no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 8, 2019.  APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on July 18, 2019.

 


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of District and School Performance

Business rules of the Mississippi Statewide Accountability System

On June 13, 2019, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to revise the business rules of the Mississippi Statewide Accountability System.

The proposed revisions will include the Mississippi School for the Blind and the Mississippi School for the Deaf, Early College High Schools, and University-Based Schools and to provide for the reporting of available performance measures for these schools as well as Child Development Centers.

Please submit written comments to Alan Burrow, Office of District and School Performance, 359 N. West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205-0771. You may also submit comments in writing by e-mail (accreditation@mdek12.org).

All public comments must be received in the Office of District and School Performance no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 8, 2019.  APA Comments will be presented to the SBE on July 18, 2019.

 


Administrative Procedures Act (APA) Notice

Office of Special Education

MississippiSeeks Public Comment on Revised Learning Goals for Alternate Academic Achievement Standards for English Language Arts, Mathematics, Alternate Science Elements II, Alternate Health Elements, Career Readiness I-II, and Life Skills Development I-II

On May 9, 2019, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to establish the followingalternate content standards: 

The approved standards will be implemented during the 2019-2020 school year. The alternate academic achievement standards are designed for students with significant cognitive disabilities and are aligned with the Mississippi College- and Career-Readiness Standards.

Please submit written comments to Bobby Richardson, Office of Special Education, via email at alternatestandardscomments@mdek12.org or regular mail to 359 North West Street, Jackson, MS 39201, on or before 5:00 p.m., on June 17, 2019.