MDE seeks public comments by April 28 concerning repeal of rule regarding communicable diseases

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 21 and Rule 21.1, Communicable Diseases. This policy is being repealed in accordance with Miss.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which requires an agency to review all of its rules at least every five years to determine whether any rule should be repealed, amended, or a new rule adopted.

03. Repeal Chapter 21 Rule 21.1 Board Item rev

Please submit written comments to Kym Wiggins, Office of Compliance, via email at 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 28, 2022.  APA comments will be presented to the SBE on May 19, 2022.