SBE Policy Waivers and Changes Approved Today

The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) on Aug. 27, 2020, suspended strict compliance with specific state statutes related to gifted education and deadlines for the kindergarten readiness assessment and K-3 screeners, as well as Literacy-Based Promotion Act (LBPA) good cause exemption documentation for the spring of 2020, LBPA reporting requirements, and school safety officer training, approved the policy on taking attendance virtually, and extended the waiver of up to 10 instructional days to all school districts.

View details in the policy chart: Aug. 27, 2020