Rules


Proposed Rules and Amendments

The following chart shows all the rules of the State Board that are undergoing some kind of change at this time.  As rulemaking actions are completed and changes take effect, items will be deleted from the top of the chart.  As new rulemaking actions are initiated, they will be added to the bottom of the chart, along with their respective deadlines for public comment.  Public comment may be submitted on any item for which the deadline has not yet passed, either via e-mail (addressed to rules@isbe.net) or via standard mail (addressed to Shelley Helton, Agency Rules Coordinator, ISBE, 100 North First Street - S-493, Springfield, Illinois 62777-0001).  To check on the status of any item whose comment period has already ended, send an inquiry to rules@isbe.net. To view any of the State Board's rules as they are currently in effect, go to "Rules Currently in Effect".

Title and Number of the Part Status
Proposed Amendments to Part 650 (Charter Schools)

To review the changes made in response to public comment and the rationale for those changes, click here.  Please note that any changes subsequently made in response to the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules will not be included in that document.

Summary of Action              Text of Rulemaking
JCAR review is complete; filing is imminent.

Proposed Amendments to Part 25 (Educator Licensure)

To review the changes made in response to public comment and the rationale for those changes, click here.  Please note that any changes subsequently made in response to the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules will not be included in that document.

Summary of Action              Text of Rulemaking

JCAR review is complete; filing is imminent.
Proposed Amendments to Part 50 (Evaluation of Certified Staff under Articles 24A and 34 of the School Code)

To review the changes made in response to public comment and the rationale for those changes, click here.  Please note that any changes subsequently made in response to the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules will not be included in that document.

Summary of Action              Text of Rulemaking
Adopted by the Board October 15, 2014; JCAR review is pending.
Proposed Amendments to Part 51 (Dismissal of Tenured Teachers under Article 24 and Dismissal of Tenured Teachers and Principals under Article 34 of the School Code)

The version of the amendments adopted by the State Board of Education is identical to the version that the Board initially reviewed in June 2014 and can be viewed here.

Summary of Action              Text of Rulemaking
JCAR review is complete; filing is imminent.

Proposed Amendments to Part 305 (School Food Service)

To review the changes made in response to public comment and the rationale for those changes, click here.  Please note that any changes subsequently made in response to the Joint Committee on Administrative Rules will not be included in that document.

Summary of Action              Text of Rulemaking
Adopted by the Board October 15, 2014; JCAR review is pending.
Proposed Amendments to Part 1 (Public Schools Evaluation, Recognition and Supervision)

Summary of Action              Text of Rulemaking
Public Comment Due: October 20, 2014
Proposed Amendments to Part 26 (Standards for Endorsements in Early Childhood Education and in Elementary Education)

Summary of Action              Text of Rulemaking
Public Comment Due: October 20, 2014
Proposed Amendments to Part 375 (Student Records)

Summary of Action              Text of Rulemaking
Public Comment Due: October 20, 2014
Proposed Amendments to Part 425 (Voluntary Registration and Recognition of Nonpublic Schools)

Summary of Action              Text of Rulemaking
Public Comment Due: November 17, 2014
Proposed Amendments to Part 30 (Programs for the Preparation of Principals in Illinois)

Summary of Action              Text of Rulemaking
Public Comment Due: December 15, 2014