State of Alaska
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Regulations Recently Filed by the Lieutenant Governor

(effective date is the day this regulation became law; regulation language posted below is unofficial until posted in the Alaska Administrative Code)


  • 4 AAC 30.020 Student teaching. Sets requirements for student teachers and teachers who supervise student teachers. Effective 8/1/2015, Register 215, October 2015.

  • 4 AAC 43 Alaska Performance Scholarship. Extends possible eligibility period and sets uniform date for submission of materials for public schools, private schools, and home schools. Effective 6/6/2015, Register 214, July 2015.

  • 4 AAC 12.30 Teacher certification fees. Increases fees to fully fund the Professional Teaching Practices Commission, as required by state law. Effective 6/7/2015, Register 214, July 2015.

  • 4 AAC 12.346 Type B limited certificate. Establishes a Type B limited administrative certificate with a superintendent endorsement. Effective 7/1/2015, Register 215, October 2015.

  • 4 AAC 06.078 Assessment. Changes regulations related to assessments for students with disabilities and high school credentials for students with disabilities. Effective 5/15/2015, Register 214, July 2015.

  • 4 AAC 06.775a Assessment: Establishes waivers from college-ready and career-ready assessments required for graduation. Effective 3/4/2015, Register 213, April 2015.

  • 4 AAC 27.057 Charter schools and charter school transportation policies. Amends regulations governing charter schools and adds regulations regarding school districts’ charter school transportation policies. Effective 4/18/2015, Register 214, July 2015.

  • 4 AAC 06.175 and .177 Use of restraint and seclusion. Amends regulations regarding reporting of restraint and seclusion. Add regulations regarding crisis intervention training programs. Effective 3/26/2015, Register 213, April 2015.

  • 4 AAC 09.160(a) Correspondence Study Programs. The regulations added an exemption to the money allowed in the year-end fund balance; repealed and readopted the requirements for correspondence study programs; amended the requirements for fund accounts; and amended requirements for core courses. Effective 3/6/2015, Register 213, April 2015.

  • 4 AAC 06.812(b) School and District Accountability. Amends regulations regarding the Alaska School Performance Index, jury service exemption for certain teachers, and reporting of aggregate data on students from families on active military duty. Effective 3/6/2015, Register 213, April 2015.

  • 4 AAC 33.090(c) District-Operated Statewide Residential Programs. The regulation amends 4 AAC 33.090(c) to establish May 1 through June 30 as the dates of an annual period of application. Effective 3/6/2015, Register 213, April 2015.

  • 4 AAC 06.075 High School Graduation Requirements. Amends regulations to increase the number of math credits required for graduation from two to three, for students graduating on or after July 1, 2017. Effective 3/6/2015, Register 213, April 2015.

  • 4 AAC 58.300 - 4 AAC 58.390 Designation of Natural and Cultural History Repositories. 4 AAC 58 is amended by adding new sections allowing a museum, a cultural center, or an affiliated research component to apply to the department for designation as a natural and cultural history repository under AS 14.57.012. Effective 3/6/2015, Register 213, April 2015.

  • 4 AAC 06.710; 4 AAC 06.715; 4 AAC 06.717; 4 AAC 06.720; 4 AAC 06.737; 4 AAC 06.755 – 4 AAC 06.759; 4 AAC 06.765(a); 4 AAC 06.771 – 4 AAC 06.780; 4 AAC 06.789; 4 AAC 06.790(5), (13), (16); 4 AAC 06.895(d)(9) Statewide student assessments. Amends regulations to remove references to the High School Graduation Qualifying Exam; add a reference to assessments of early literacy skills; repeal requirement that all 11th-graders take a work ready assessment; add a requirement that 11th-graders take either a work ready or college ready assessment; amends the dates for which the standards-based assessments relate to former standards and new standards; replaces references to reading and writing assessments with a reference to an English language arts assessment; and defines “test materials.” Effective 12/26/2014, Register 212, January 2015.

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  • 4 AAC 06.065 Challenging Courses. Adds new regulation to require districts to provide secondary students with the opportunity to challenge courses offered in math, language arts, science, social studies, and world languages by demonstrating mastery of course material. Effective 12/26/2014 Register 212, January 2015.

  • 4 AAC 06.812(b), 4 AAC 06.815(c), 4 AAC 06.825(b)(1)(c), 4 AAC 06.835(b), 4 AAC 06.845, 4 AAC 06.868(d), 4 AAC 06.895(i)(4), 4 AAC 06.899(24) School and district accountability, small-school graduation rates, focus schools and alternative schools. Amends regulations regarding the Alaska School Performance Index, school improvement plans, focus schools, and alternative schools. Effective 11/13/2014 Register 212.

  • 4 AAC 33.600 - 4 AAC 33.690. Adds new sections to implement funding for the improvement of Internet speed at public schools. Effective 11/13/2014, Register 212, January 2015.

  • 4 AAC 04.210, 4 AAC 12.305, .310, and .395. Amending these sections to update Praxis scores on examinations required for teacher certification. Effective 6/27/2014, Register 210, July 2014.

  • 4 AAC 27 Pupil Transportation and Uniform Chart of Accounts. Amending this section to update the Uniform Chart of Accounts and clarify program requirements. Effective 7/25/2014, Register 211, October 2014.

  • 4 AAC 06.713. Early Literacy Screening. Provides more clarity and flexibility. Effective 3/19/2014, Register 209, April 2014.

  • 4 AAC 06.885. School and District Accountability and recognition of high-performing schools and districts. Establishes expectations for small schools to qualify as reward schools. Effective 3/19/2014, Register 209, April 2014.

  • 4 AAC 33.090 - District-Operated Statewide or District-Wide Residential Schools. Amending this section to be in compliance with recently passed legislation affecting district-operated statewide and district-wide residential schools, number of residential schools, and variable-length programs allowed. Effective 2/21/2014, Register 209, April 2014.
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  • 4 AAC 06.260 - 06.899 Government of Schools; 4 AAC 33.090 District-operated statewide residential educational programs; & 4 AAC 34.055 Plan of Service. Amending the chapter to implement new school and district accountability components and repeal accountability measures that no longer apply to schools and districts as a result of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) waiver. Effective 10/16/2013, Register 208, January 2014.

  • 4 AAC 58.100 – 4 AAC 58.150; 4 AAC 58.900(7)-(9). Alaska State Museum services and acquisitions and deaccessions of artifacts. Clarifying procedures for purchasing artifacts, disposals and deaccessions, structure & appeals process of the MCAC. Effective 8/18/2013, Register 207, October 2013.

  • 4 AAC 06 Government of Schools, 4 AAC 07 Student Rights and Responsibilities, and 4 AAC 34.090 Bilingual-Bicultural Education. Repealing requirements for a standardized norm-reference test administration in grades 5 & 6, reporting the results, and repealing a student questionnaire that related to assessments, student records & definitions. Effective 6/30/2013, Register 206, July 2013.

  • 4 AAC 33.090(h). District-operated statewide residential education programs. Allows for variable term programs in residential educational programs. Effective 6/8/2013, Register 206, July 2013..

  • 4 AAC 31.040(a). School facilities construction and energy efficiency codes. Creates an energy efficient standard for school construction and major maintenance projects. Effective 6/14/2013, Register 206, July 2013..

  • 4 AAC 04.300 (b) – (c), State Accreditation for schools. Repeals existing accreditation standards and adopts by reference the Standards for Quality Schools, published by AdvanceED as of 2011. Effective 4/4/2013, Register 206, July 2013.

  • 4AAC 04.200, .205, .19.  Evaluation for teachers, administrators and special service providers. Effective 2/16/2013, Register 205, April 2013.

  • 4 AAC 33.426.  Core Course Requirements.  Effective 2/16/2013, Register 205, April 2013.

  • 4 AAC 43.  Alaska Performance Scholarship.  Effective 2/16/2013, Register 205, April 2013.

  • 4 AAC 12.308(a)(5); (b), Certification of professional teachers. Clarifying the acceptance of educator preparation programs and approval of instate educator preparation programs. Effective 12/27/12, Register 204, January 2013.
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  • 4 AAC 33.500 – 4 AAC 44.590.  Termination of public school performance incentive program and establishment of public school growth and proficiency index.  Effective 12/2/2012, Register 204 January 2013.

  • 4 AAC 06.120(a)(2); 4 AAC 09.990(b)(2).  Chart of Accounts and state support of schools. Effective 12/2/2012, Register 204 January 2013.

  • 4 AAC 04.010(a); 4 AAC 04.140(a); 4 AAC 04.150; 4 AAC 04.200(e)(4)(a), 5 (A)(i); 4 AAC 04.212(e)(3)(B); 4 AAC 04.300(b)(7); 4 AAC 06.075(e); 4 AAC 06.700(1); 4 AAC 06.710(2); 4 AAC 06.730(a); 4 AAC 06.737; 4 AAC 06.840(j)(2)(A), (k)(2). Amending regulations relating to the Content and Performance standards, including adoption of new content and performance standards, incorporating them by reference, and changing the name of the booklet that encompasses the cultural standards. Effective 10/16/2012, Register 204, January 2013.

  • 4 AAC 12.305 – 4 AA C12.308; 4 AAC 12.330(a); 4 AAC 12.345(a)(2); 4 AAC 12.347(a)(2). Teacher certification and educator preparation programs. Clarifying acceptance of educator preparation programs and approval of instate educator preparation programs. Effective 9/7/2012, Register 203 October 2012.

  • 4 AAC 04.210. Highly Qualified. Amending repetitious & inconsistent language, updating the standards for teacher preparation and making the instate educator program approval more clear. Effective 9/7/2012, Register 203 October 2012.

  • 4 AAC 43.020(a)(3), (b)(3), (c)(3).  Alaska Performance Scholarship and required WorkKeys scores. Amending the score a student must obtain on the WorkKeys examination in order to qualify for the Alaska Performance Scholarship. Effective 9/7/2012, Register 203 October 2012.

  • 4 AAC 52.115; 180. Timelines and Reevaluation for Special Education.  Extending the completion timeline for the evaluation summary and eligibility report (ESER),  and setting a timeline for completion of eligibility reevaluations.  Effective 9/7/2012, Register 203 October 2012.

  • 4 AAC 06.185. Language Arts and Mathematics Objectives. (AMOs).  Applying the Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs) from last year to this year’s student assessment results under No Child Left Behind. Effective 9/7/12, Register 203 October 2012.

  • 4 AAC 06.850, District Improvement.  Adopting the settlement agreement in the Moore v. State case and giving the commissioner authority to implement.  Effective 8/20/2012, Register 230, October 2012.

  • 4 AAC 33.055(d), Assessment cut scores for students with limited English Proficiency. Effective 7/13/2012, Register 203, October 2012.

  • 4 AAC 27.110, Pupil Transportation. New federal standards. Effective 6/24/2012, Register July 2012. Minimum Standards for Alaska School Buses

  • 4 AAC 06.775, Statewide assessment programs adopts by reference, Alaska Supplement for WorkKeys Assessment, 2011 edition. Effective 4/20/2012, Register 202, July 2012.

  • 4 AAC 43.030. Setting out specific course requirements that scholarship applicants graduating in or after 2015 will need to meet to be eligible for the Alaska Performance Scholarship, and providing for desk audits of districts that certify students as eligible for the Alaska Performance Scholarship. Effective 3/24/2012, Register 201, April 2012.

  • 4 AAC 12.370 Limited certificates; 4 AAC 12.372 Limited career or technical certificate; 4 AAC 12.385. Establishing a Limited Career and Technical Education Certificate. Effective 3/28/12, Register 201, April 2012.
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  • 4 AAC 58.010. Museum Fees. Effective 11/27/11, Register 200, January 2012.

  • Assessment, Accountability & Information Management Clean-up: 4 AAC 04.155; 05.070; 05.080; 06.710; 06.738; 06.750; 06.755; 06.758; 06.761; 06.765; 06.771; 06.775; 06.776; 06.805; 06.830; 06.899. Effective 10/3/2011, Register 200, January 2012.

  • 4 AAC 43.035. Alaska Performance Scholarship Grace Period. Providing for a grace period for eligibility and district funds. Effective 6/25/2011, Register 198.

  • 4 AAC 12.305. Certification of Professional Teachers. Clarifying the requirements for Initial, Master, Provisional teaching certificates (Type A, B, C, & F), and a name changed for vocational education. Effective 9/17/2011, Register 199, October 2011.

  • 4 AAC 12.405(a) Teacher Certification Renewal; 4 AAC 18.005 Employment Application & 4 AAC 19.015 Evaluations. Effective 9/2/2011, Register 199, October, 2011.

  • 4 AAC 09.160. Fund Balance. Effective 6/19/11, Register 198, July 2011

  • 4 AAC 06.717. Work Ready/College Ready Transitional Skills Assessment. Requirements for the administration of the Work Keys assessment. Effective 6/8/11, Register 198, July 2011

  • 4 AAC 43. Alaska Performance Scholarship, curriculum requirements and grace period. Effective 2/25/2011, Register 197, April 2011. Setting out curriculum requirements for 2012 & 2013 and providing for a grace period.

  • 4 AAC 04.200. Professional Content and Performance Standards. Effective 02/04/11, Register 197, April 2011.

  • 4 AAC 06.825; 4 ASAC 06.895; 4 AAC 06.899. Academic Indicators; Report Card to the Public, Definitions. Effective 2/4/11, Register 197, April 2011.
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  • 4 AAC 40.010 – 40.050. Review and Appeal of Actions and Decisions Regarding Funding. Effective 12/29/10, Register 196, January 2011.

  • 4 AAC 52.700. Public School Foundation Program. Effective 12/10/10. Register 196, January 2011.

  • 4 AAC 43. Alaska Performance Scholarship Program. Effective 11/4/2010, Register 196, January 2011.

  • 4 AAC 06.715(b). Work Ready/College Ready Skills and Assessment. Effective 9/2/2010. Register 195, October 2010.

  • 4 AAC 04.140 (b). Physical Education Regulation and Content Standards. Effective 8/18/2010, Register 195, October 2010.

  • 4 AAC 06.835 and 4 AAC 06.882 - Designations School Improvement Grants and Ranking of Schools. Effective 8/20/2010, Register 195, October 2010.

  • AAC 06.775(i) Statewide Assessment Program and Student With Disabilities. Effective 6/11/2010, Register 194, July 2010.

  • 4 AAC 31 School Facilities Construction. Effective 6/17/2010, Register 194, July 2010.

  • AAC 04.220 (f), (g) (1). Paraprofessional standards. Establishes a new assessment and score. Effective 2/28/2010, Register 193, April 2010.

  • AAC 60.010 - 4 AAC 60.180. Pre-elementary Schools. Effective February 5, 2010. Register 193, April 2010.
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  • AAC 05.090, Discontinuance or closure of schools, 4 AAC 05.900, Definitions. Effective 9/1/2009, made permanent. Register 193, April 2010.

  • 4 AAC 04.020. Skills for Graduating Students. Effective 12/13/2009. Register 192, January 2010.

  • 4 AAC 33.070. Alaska School for the Deaf. Effective 12/5/2009. Register 192, January 2010.

  • 4 AAC 52.130(b), 4 AAC 52.130 (b)(3), and 4 AAC 52.790(3). Eligibility for Special Education and Related Services for the Cognitively Impaired and Definitions. Effective 11/28/2009. Register 192, January 2010.

  • 4 AAC 52.130(o)(4) and 4 AAC 52.200. Eligibility for Special Education Services and Parental Consent. Effective 8/19/2009. Register 191.

  • 4 AAC 06.802(3)(5), 4 AAC 06.855(a), 4 AAC 06.880(e)(4)(f), and 4 AAC 06.896(d)(9). School District Accountability. Effective 8/19/2009. Register 191.

  • 4 AAC 06.715 (b) and 4 AAC 06.717(b). Work Ready/College Ready. Effective 7/19/2009. Register 191, October 2009.

  • 4 AAC 33.310 and 4 AAC 33.330. Quality School Grants. Effective 7/19/2009. Register 191, October 2009.
  • 4 AAC 57.400-.490. Public School Library Collection Development Grants. Effective 3/29/2009. Register 189, April 2009.
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  • 4 AAC 04.212.-12.375. Objective Uniform Standards; Teacher Certificates; Teacher Performance Review Standards. (eliminating use of video or DVDs) Effective 10/31/2008. Register 188, January 2009.

  • 4 AAC 06.850(c), (g) & 4 AAC 06.872. District Improvement Plan, Effective October 25, 2008, Register 188, January 2009.

  • 4 AAC 06.739. Science Assessment Proficiency Scores. Effective 9/28/2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 06.775(b). Science: Statewide Assessment Program for Student with Disabilities. Effective 9/27/2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 33.405 – 4 AAC 33.490. Correspondence Study Programs. Effective 9/19/2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 12.345(a)(1)(B)-(C),(2),(g); 4 AAC 12.347; 4 AAC 12.305(3). Teacher Certification and Special Education Administrators. Effective 8/31/2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 04.200(a), (e).Content and Performance Standards for Beginning Teachers. Effective 9/12/2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 12.305. Continuation in Teacher Preparation Program. Effective 8/15/2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 04.160 -.210. Repeal of Alternative Performance Standards for Students with Cognitive Disabilities. Effective 8/15/2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 52.600(d); 4 AAC 52.790(14). Qualifications and Duties of Surrogate Parents for Purposes of Special Education. Effective 8/31/2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 06.850(c), (g); 4 AAC 06.872. District Improvement and School-Level Desk Audits – Part I. Effective 9/12/2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 06.825(b)(2), (c); 4 AAC 06.830(c); 4 AAC 06.885; 4 AAC 33.520(3)(4); 4 AAC 33.540(a)(2), (5), (6). School and District Accountability, other Academic Indicators, Subgroups, and the Performance Incentive Program. Effective 8/1/2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 12.320, Alaska Teacher Performance Review Standards (DVD), Effective 6/22/2008, Register 186, July 2008.

  • 4 AAC 06.712(b), Developmental Profile, Effective 6/22/2008, Register 186, July 2008.

  • 4 AAC 06.055, Immunizations required. Effective 3/22/2008, Register 185, April 2008

  • 4 AAC 06.715 - 4 AAC 06.717, Work Ready/College Ready. Effective 2/23/2008, Register 185, April 2008
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  • 4 AAC 12.310, Teacher Competency Exams. Effective 12/21/2007, Register 184, January 2008.

  • 4 AAC 06.759, High School Graduation Qualifying Exam Remediation. Effective 12/21/2007, Register 184, January 2008.

  • 4 AAC06.775, Statewide Assessment Program for Students with Disabilities. The proposal adopts by reference, the 2007 edition of the Participation Guidelines for Alaska Students, setting forth the requirements in assessments for students with disabilities. Effective 11/10/2007. Register 184, January 2008.

  • 4 AAC 06.805(b), 4 AAC 06.812, and 4 AAC 06.845(c). Adequate Yearly Progress, Growth in Student Academic Performance, and School Improvement Plan. Effective 11/1/2007. Register 184, January 2008.

  • 4 AAC 04.160, 4 AAC 06.775(b). Alternate Performance Standards and Statewide Assessment Program. Effective 10/18/2007. Register 184, January 2008.

  • 4 AAC 59.005 - 59.065. Retention and Preservation of Electronic Records. Effective 10/18/2007. Register 184, January 2008.

  • 4 AAC12.040 - 12.900. General Standards for Certification of Professional Teachers. Effective 10/21/2007. Register 184, January 2008.

  • 4 AAC 52. Children with Disabilities (Phase II). Effective 9/23/2007. Register 183, October 2007.

  • 4 AAC 52. Children with Disabilities (Phase I). Effective 8/30/2007. Register 183, October 2007.

  • 4 AAC 06.840(k) and (l). Consequences of Not Demonstrating Adequate Yearly Progress. Effective 7/25/2007. Register 183, October 2007.

  • 4 AAC 04.210(d). Highly Qualified Teachers and 4 AAC 04.212(h). Objective Uniform Standards. Effective 7/25/2007. Register 183, October 2007.

  • 4 AAC 06.802. Requirements and 4 AAC 06.805. Adequate Yearly Progress.Effective 7/25/2007. Register 183, October 2007.

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