Comment on Proposed Regulations

Open for Public Comment until 4 pm on April 30, 2014

4 AAC 12.345(a) – Type B Administrator. The Department of Education & Early Development proposes to amend this section to allow management experience to substitute for teaching experience.

4 AAC 06.812 - .899 – School Accountability. The Department of Education & Early Development proposes to adopt regulation changes in Title 4 of the Alaska Administrative Code 4 AAC 06.812 - .899, School and District Accountability, which may include issues such as the following:

  • providing a different metric for alternative schools;
  • amending the calculation of the graduation rate indicator for very small schools;
  • amending the criteria for requiring a 4-star or 5-star school to complete an improvement plan;
  • amending the date for providing preliminary ASPI scores to schools; and
  • technical changes to bring more clarity

You may comment on the proposed regulation changes, including the potential costs to private persons of complying with the proposed changes, by submitting written comments to the Commissioner’s Office, Department of Education & Early Development, Attn: Regulations Review, 801 West Tenth Street, Suite 200, PO Box 110500, Juneau, Alaska 99811-0500. Comments may also be submitted via fax, (907) 465-4156, or via the Internet, at Comments must be received no later than 4:00 p.m., April 30, 2014.

Oral comments may be submitted at a hearing to be held on the Anchorage School District Board Room, Anchorage School District, 5530 E. Northern Lights, Blvd., Anchorage, AK. This hearing will begin at 8:00 a.m. and might be extended to accommodate those present before 7:55 a.m. who did not have an opportunity to comment. You may also comment at this meeting, during this time only, via the Legislative Information Office streaming by calling 1-855-463-5009 if you are outside of Juneau. For participation from Juneau, call 463-5009. This meeting will be streamed through the Legislative Information Office over  beginning at 8:00 a.m. on June 5, 2014 (audio only).

Persons may also comment at the oral hearing via the following Legislative Information Offices: Anchorage, 733 W 4th Ave., Ste. 100; Barrow, 119 Bank Bldg.; Bethel, 301 Willow St.; Cordova, 705 Second Street; Fairbanks, 1292 Sadler Way, Suite 308; Juneau, Rm. 111 Terry Miller Bldg.; Kenai, 145 Main St. Loop, Ste. 217; Ketchikan, 1900 First Avenue, Ste. 310; Kodiak, 305 Center Ave., Ste. 1; Kotzebue, 373 2nd St., Pillautuq Centre; Mat-Su, 600 E Railroad Ave.; Nome 103 Front St.; Sitka, 201 Katlian St., Ste. 103; Unalaska, 029 Airport Beach Rd., No. 03-01.

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