- The NDE draft rules that met NCHEA requirements was approved by the State Board of Education at the February 5, 2016, SBOE meeting.
- The NDE draft rules were forwarded to the Attorney General’s Office for approval on February 9, 2016.
- The Nebraska Attorney General’s Office approved the draft Rule 13 and the draft (repeal) Rule 12 on April 14, 2016.
- The Governor’s Office received the draft Rule 13 and the draft (repeal) Rule 12 for approval on April 14, 2016. This is last stage of approval before being forwarded to the Secretary of State’s Office.
It now seems more likely than ever that the new draft Rule 13 will be in place for use in the 2016/17 school year and that the existing Rule 12 will be repealed.
For more details, please see CLARIFICATION ON 3/23/16 NDE PAMPHLET.
For your convenience, the existing rules are at https://www.education.ne.gov/fos/orgservices/exemptschools/RuleReg.html under the Current Rules and Regulations header. Click on Rule 12 or Rule 13 as desired. The Hearing Draft versions of Rule 12 and Rule 13 undergoing the approval process are located immediately above the Current Rules and Regulations header.