APA notice of public comments about hybrid schedule option

On Jan. 20, the State Board of Education (SBE) granted approval of a temporary rule and to begin the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) process to revise the Miss. Admin. Code 7-3:  9.3, State Board Policy Chapter 9, Rule 9.3.

Based on the most recent surge in COVID-19 cases, the Mississippi Department of Education is recommending revisions to State Board Policy Chapter 9, Rule 9:3 to allow districts to utilize the hybrid scheduling option effective immediately upon approval by the State Board of Education from Jan. 20, through March 11.

Please submit written comments to Angela Kitchens, Office of Accreditation, 359 North West Street, Post Office Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205-0771. You may also submit comments in writing by email to accreditation@mdek12.org.

All public comments must be received in the Office of Accreditation no later than 5 p.m. Feb. 15.  APA Comments will be presented to the SBE Feb. 17.