Petition Submitted Regarding School Start Date Rule


On June 5, the Iowa Department of Education received a petition for rule making relating to the school start date. A proposal has been offered to define the phrase "significant negative educational impact" which is used by the DE when granting waivers. The petitioners offered suggested language in the document provided here. You are encouraged to share your comments and recommendations concerning the school start date to Nicole Proesch, DE legal consultant.