APA Notice – MDE seeks public comments on repeal regarding New Start School Program Regulations

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 53, Rule 53.1, New Start School Program Regulations. This policy is being repealed in accordance with Miss.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which requires an agency to review all of its rules at least every five years to determine whether any rule should be repealed, amended, or a new rule adopted.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 53, Rule 53.1

Please submit written comments to Sonja J. Robertson, Executive Director, Office of School Improvement, via email at srobertson@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. Monday, April 18, 2022. APA comments will be presented to the SBE on May 19, 2022.