The following rule changes are available for comment until October 26, 2011.
Deals with two aspects of collective bargaining and negotiations under the new
Students Come First law.
Changes to the manual that affect Idaho's school transportation program.
Acknowledges name change of Northwest Association of Accredited Schools to
Northwest Accreditation Commission
Approves the Professional Standards Commission's clarifications and a
revision to ensure that endorsements for certification in the Exceptional Child
Certificate, English as a new language, and school psychologists meet current
The Professional Standards commission approved the need for an Interim
Certificate for the reinstatement of an expired certificate.
The Professional Standards Commission recommends revising current rules to
allow the accreditation process to remain focused on a single set of nationally
This clarifies the new parent input and growth in student achievement requirements in teacher and school-based administrator evaluations as part of Students Come First.
This includes the latest revisions of the ISAT-Alternate Achievement Standards to a portfolio system in mathematics, science, reading and language usage.
The change removes references to the Direct Writing Assessment (DMA) and Direct Math Assessment (DMA) tests that received a waiver to discontinue their use in June of 2010.
This rule change deals with two aspects of high school graduation requirements: dual credit as it pertains to the senior project requirements for students participating in the Dual Credit for Early Completers program, and college entrance examinations.
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