Idaho Core Standards

Temporary, Proposed, and Pending Administrative Rules

Temporary Rules

Proposed Rules

 

Notice of Intent to Promulgate Rules

08-0111-1701 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-5
Registration of Postsecondary Education Institutions and Proprietary Schools - Proposed amendments would make technical corrections and provide clarification to the process for the review of proprietary school/institution standards for registration purposes.

08-0113-1701 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-5
Idaho Opportunity Scholarship - Proposed amendments would make technical corrections and provide clarification regarding the verification of a student’s expected family contribution and update the college entrance exam requirements scores. College entrance exam score amendments are due to the recent changes in the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scoring.

08-0201-1701 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-5
Administration – Proposed changes would require school districts provide information on their websites or through their district office on how parents or guardians of students provide input to the local school board or request to address the Board. The purpose of these amendments is to provide information in an easily accessible place to patrons of the district and is not to require any specific process be used.

08-0202-1701 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-4
Uniformity – SDE – The Professional Standards Commission (PSC) follows a strategic plan of annually reviewing twenty percent (20%) of the Idaho Standards for Initial Certification of Professional School Personnel, the incorporated by reference document, as well as the certification and endorsement language within IDAPA rule that corresponds to the preparation standards. The following preparation standards were reviewed by committees of content experts: administrator, audiology, bilingual/English as a new language (ENL), computer science, core teaching standards, Career Technical Education (CTE), engineering, speech-language pathologist (SLP), and world languages. The suggested changes will be recommended by the PSC for approval by the State Board of Education.  Once approved by the Board they will be incorporated by reference into this rule.

08-0202-1702 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-4
Uniformity – SDE - The Standards for Idaho School Buses and Operations (SISBO), the incorporated by reference document, was last approved by the State Board of Education on June 23, 2011. Since then, there have been updates to transportation specifications and procedures at the national and state level that need to be reflected in the SISBO manual. Other changes may include reformatting the manual and increasing clarification to manufacturing or operational procedures, among other topics that will be discussed during negotiated rulemaking. Once the standards have been approved by the Board they will be incorporated by reference into this rule.

08-0202-1703 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-5
Uniformity - Proposed changes will make technical corrections and clarify existing elementary and secondary accreditation requirements. Proposed changes include, but may not be limited to, additional language regarding the recognized standards and the entity that evaluates those standards, including the specification that Northwest Accreditation Commission is a subsidiary of AdvancED, as well as who is responsible for submitting the annual accreditation report and inspection requirement for accredited residential schools. Additional technical changes identified during the negotiated rulemaking process may be incorporated.

08-0202-1704 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-5
Uniformity - The purpose of this negotiated rulemaking is to discuss preliminary proposals identified by the State Board of Education’s Educator Pipeline Workgroup that could incentivize teachers to work in hard to fill positions and rural areas of the state as well as an accelerated path to certification for eligible paraprofessionals employed by school districts and/or charter schools. Proposed amendments would incorporate certification requirements or amendments identified during the negotiated rulemaking that would help districts and charter schools to hire qualified teachers into hard to fill positions.

08-0202-1705 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-5
Uniformity - Proposed changes would make technical corrections to the existing definition of an institutional recommendation to differentiate between the institutional recommendations that is required for instructional staff and the one required for administrators and change existing references to professional development plans and professional learning plans to a single term for consistency. Additional changes will amend educator evaluation requirements to provide clarification to the existing requirements including, but not limited to, documentation requirements and school district policy requirements. Proposed evaluation amendments will be based on areas identified during the annual evaluation review process. Additional technical corrections identified during the negotiated rulemaking process may be included.

08-0202-1706 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-5
Uniformity - HB70 (2017) requires the State Board of Education to award STEM school and STEM program designation annually to those public schools and public school programs that meet standards established by the State Board of Education. The proposed rule would create STEM School and Program standards that will be used for making STEM school or program designations.

08-0203-1702 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-4
Thoroughness – SDE - This rule would amend the college entrance exam graduation requirement to allow students who took the Compass exam before the final November 2016 test administration to use the Compass to meet the graduation requirement in 2018. This rule will also add language to update the college entrance exam graduation requirements for students on an Individualized Education Plan (IEP). Additionally, rule language will be added to give students another option if they were unable to participate in the statewide test day administration of the college entrance exam (currently the SAT).

08-0203-1703 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-4
Thoroughness – SDE - The Idaho Extended Content Standards, are the standards aligned with the Idaho Standards Achievement Test alternate assessment, the current standards were last adopted by the State Board of Education in 2008 and are currently not aligned with the Idaho Content standards adopted in 2010 and updated in 2017. This proposed rule will replace the English Language Arts (ELA) and Mathematics extended standards with the Idaho Content Standards Core Content Connectors. To ensure these standards remain the most effective and up-to-date and remain in alignment to Idaho Content Standards.  The State Department of Education will convene a committee of Idaho Educators to review and make recommendations to the State Board of Education for revisions to the Core Content Connectors – following updates to, or in conjunction with, Idaho Content Standards in ELA and Math.

08-0203-1704 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-4
Thoroughness – SDE - This will update the definitions for hearing impaired and deafness in the Idaho Special Education Manual, creating a single definition for “Deaf or Hard of Hearing.” The proposed definition would incorporate the meaning of language, access, comprehension, and linguistic information when considering hearing status and its impact as it is a critical part of the discussion when teams make decisions for these students. The changes will replace outdated terminology and clarify the components of this category, making a less subjective and more objective definition. In this new category, the definition will include the language, access, comprehension and/or use of linguistic information needed for teams to consider when determining the applicability of this category for a student. This change will be made in the Special Education Manual to be approved by the State Board of Education.  Once approved by the Board it will be incorporated by reference into this rule.

08-0203-1705 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-4
Thoroughness – SDE - Idaho content standards describe what Idaho students should know and be able to do at each grade level in certain content areas. The Idaho Department of Education convenes a review committee of Idaho educators to review and make revisions when needed to the Idaho Content Standards on a rotating basis every six (6) years. This helps ensure that these standards remain the most effective and up to date available because they form common leaning expectations. The changes proposed in each of the content areas up for review reflect the work of the review committees with input from Idaho stakeholders. Idaho Content Standards up for review include Science, Driver Education, and Information and Communication Technology. Once approved by the State Board of Education the new content standards for the identified subject areas will be incorporated by reference into this rule.

08-0203-1706 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-5
Thoroughness – Proposed changes would provide clarification to existing areas of the state public schools accountability system that are set by the State Board of Education. These areas include, but may not be limited to, setting interim and long-term goals for progress and school improvement, trajectory growth toward proficiency model specifications, targets for graduation rates and other measures of school quality and student achievement, accountability measures and timelines for schools who fail to meet annual measurable progress.

08-0203-1707 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-5
Thoroughness – Proposed changes would provide a definition for the term diploma as it relates to students meeting the state and school district graduation requirements. Currently, the term is use throughout administrative rule in addition to the term “graduation,” however it has not been formally defined. The proposed definition would also provide clarification around a school districts ability to determine the format of the diploma issued by the school district.

08-0203-170X Temporary and Proposed Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-6
Thoroughness – SDE – The current English Language Proficiency Assessment Achievement Standards are out of date, the purpose of this rule is too incorporated by reference new standards once they are approved by the State Board of Education.

08-0203-170X Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-6
Thoroughness – SB 1123 (2017) amended Section 33-1006, Idaho Code, removing the prohibition that only allowed reimbursement for transporting students for the purposes of regular school attendance during regular days and hours and added language allowing for the cost of the program to be based on, in part, transportation to and from approved school activities as may be approved by the rules of the State Board of Education. The purpose of this negotiated rulemaking is to define categories for approved school activities, these may include transportation related to curriculum of specific subjects being taught to students and transportation of high school students to local postsecondary institutions for college visits.  The actual categories will be determined through the negotiated rulemaking processes.

08-0203-170X
Thoroughness – The proposed rule would add grade point average (GPA) as a new element to the state longitudinal data system.

08-0204-1701 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-5
Public Charter Schools - HB 279 (2017) amended the provision regarding the petitioning process for charter schools. Proposed amendments would bring the existing rules regarding charter school petitions into alignment with the new provision adopted by the legislature in 2017 and make any necessary technical corrections.

08-0301-1701 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-5
Public Charter School Commission – HB 279 (2017) amended the provision regarding the petitioning process for charter schools. Proposed amendments would bring the existing rules regarding charter school petitions into alignment with the new provision adopted by the legislature in 2017 and make any necessary technical corrections.

08-0401-1701 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-6
Idaho Digital Learning Academy - The proposed changes would update definitions, accreditation references, and accountability requirements as well as make technical changes such as correcting the Idaho Digital Learning Academy office address and contact information.

47-0101-1701 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-5
Division of Vocational Rehabilitation - Proposed amendments would make technical changes and improvements to IDAPA 47.01.01 Rules of the Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation and changes to the Division’s Field Services Policy Manual, incorporated by reference, to further align the program’s policies with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, P.L. 93-112, as amended by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014, P.L. 113-128. Furthermore, the Division is proposing substantive changes specifically to the Supported Employment and Transition Services policies to be in alignment with WIOA. WIOA requires Vocational Rehabilitation to provide pre-employment transition services to students and youth with disabilities as well as extended services to youth with disabilities who do not immediately have funding for such services, up to a specified period of time.

55-0103-1701 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-4
Career Technical Schools - The purpose of this negotiated rulemaking is to amend IDAPA 55.01.03, which are the rules governing Career Technical Schools. The proposed changes would more clearly define the approval criteria for a career technical school, the career technical component criteria, the calculation and distribution of funding, the oversight and accountability of the schools, and to make technical changes.

55-0104-1701 Notice of Intent to Promulgate a Rule - Negotiated Rulemaking, Bulletin Vol. 17-4
Quality Program Standards Incentive Grants and Agricultural Education Program Start-Up Grants - The purpose of this negotiated rulemaking is to amend IDAPA 55.01.04, which outlines the procedures governing the calculation and distribution of funds under the Idaho Quality Program Standards Incentive Grant program. The grant program rewards teachers of high quality secondary agriculture and natural resources career technical education programs. The proposed changes are intended to make the award process more equitable and to encourage more qualified teachers to apply for and receive the grant.

 

Documents Incorporated by Reference into Administrative Rule

Proposed Rules - Incorporated Documents

 

Temporary Rules - Incorporated Document

Idaho Content Standards: Science (December 2016)

Codified Rules - Incorporated Documents


Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (47.01.01.004.02)

Field Service Manual, Approved August 2016


Rules Governing Uniformity (08.02.02.004)

Idaho Standards for Initial Certfiication of Professional School Personnel (Approved August 2016)

Standards for Idaho School Buses and Operations

(Approved June 2011)

Operating Procedures for Idaho Public Driver Education Program

(Approved August 2013)


Rules Governing Thoroughness (08.02.03.004)

IDAHO CONTENT STANDARDS

Drivers Education, Approved August 21, 2008

Health, Approved April 17, 2009

Humanities All, Approved August 11, 2016

  • Dance, Approved August 11, 2016
  • Interdisciplinary Humanities, Approved August 11, 2016
  • Media Arts, Approved August 11, 2016
  • Music, Approved August 11, 2016
  • Theater, Approved August 11, 2016
  • Visual Arts, Approved August 11, 2016
  • World Languages, Approved August 11, 2016

Computer Science, Approved November 28, 2016

Driver Education, Approved August 21, 2008

English Language Arts/Literacy, Approved November 28, 2016

Health, Approved August 11, 2016

Information and Communication Technology, Approved April 22, 2010

Limited English Proficiency, Approved August 21, 2008

Mathematics, Approved August 11, 2016

Physical Education, Approved August 11, 2016

Science, Approved December 15, 2016

Social Studies, Approved November 28, 2016

 

Career Technical Education

Agricultural and Natural Resources, Approved June 16, 2016

Business and Marketing Education, Approved June 16, 2016

Engineering and Technology Education, Approved June 16, 2016

Family and Consumer Sciences, Approved June 16, 2016

Skilled and Technical Sciences, Approved June 16, 2016

Workplace Readiness, Approved June 16, 2016


Idaho English Language Development (ELD) Standards, Approved August 16, 2012

Limited English Proficiency Program Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives (AMAOs) and Accountability Procedures, Approved November 11, 2009

Idaho English Langauge Assessment (IELA) Achievement Standards, Approved November 11, 2009

Idaho Standards Achievement Test (ISAT) Achievement Standards, Approved May 30, 2007 (See Temporary Rule)

Idaho Extended Content Standards,April 17, 2008

Idaho Alternate Assessment Achievement Standards, Approved May 19, 2011

Idaho Alternate Assessment Extended Achievement Standards, Approved July 2011

Idaho Standards for Infants, Toddlers, Children, and Youth Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Approved October 11, 2007

Idaho Standards for Infants, Toddlers, Children, and Youth Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired, Approved October 11, 2007


Rules Governing Seed Certification Standards (08.05.01)

Seed Certification Standards, Approved March 2015


 

Chief Planning & Policy Officer

Tracie Bent, 208-332-1582