Proposed Rule Changes

  • Hazard and Emergency Response (ARM 10.55.701): The Montana Hazard and Emergency Response Plans Negotiated Rulemaking Committee proposes a new Rule/Rule amendment language for ARM 10.55 Standards of Accreditation. Additional information can be found HERE.
  • School Accreditation Process (ARM 10.55.606): The Montana Accreditation Process Negotiated Rulemaking Committee proposes a new Rule/Rule amendment language for ARM 10.55 Standards of Accreditation. Additional information can be found HERE.
  • Student Assessment (ARM 10.56.101): The Student Assessment Negotiated Rulemaking Committee proposes a new Rule/Rule amendment language for ARM 10.56 Statewide Assessment. Additional information can be found HERE.
  • Content Standards Revisions: The OPI is beginning the process of updating the K-12 Content Standards for Social Studies, Career and Technical Education, Computer Science, Technology, and Library Media. Public input and participation are welcome. Additional information can be found HERE.
  • Educator Licensure (ARM 10.54): The OPI's Licensure Unit is proposing three rule changes to ARM 10.54 for the Board of Public Education's approval. Learn more HERE
  • Special Education-Autism (ARM 10.16): The OPI is considering changes to ARM 10.16 to update criteria for identifying and serving students with autism. Learn more HERE

Public Comment/Public Hearing Notices

  • Special Education-Autism (ARM 10.16): The OPI is considering changes to ARM 10.16 to update criteria for identifying and serving students with autism. Learn more HERE. Feedback concerning the proposed actions can be sent to: Brittany Divine, Office of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 202501, Helena, Montana, 59620-2501; telephone (406) 444- 4402; fax (406) 444-2893; or e-mail Brittany.Divine@mt.gov, and must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., July 22, 2019.

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