APA Notice – MDE seeks public comments on repeal of State Board policy regarding charter schools

On March 17, 2022, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to repeal State Board Policy Chapter 16, Rule 16.1, Charter Schools. This policy is being repealed in accordance with Miss.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which requires an agency to review all of its rules at least every five years to determine whether any rule should be repealed, amended, or a new rule adopted.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 16, Rule 16.1

Please submit written comments to Jean Cook, Office of Communication and Government Relations, via email at jcook@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 p.m. Wednesday, April 20, 2022.  APA comments will be presented to the SBE on May 19, 2022.