TABLE OF CONTENTS

CHAPTER Ed 100 ORGANIZATIONAL RULES - EXPIRED

 

CHAPTER Ed 200 RULES OF PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

            PART Ed 201  PURPOSE AND SCOPE

Section Ed 201.01  Purpose

Section Ed 201.02  Scope

Section Ed 201.03  Waiver or Suspension of Procedural Rules

Section Ed 201.04  Computation of Time

Section Ed 201.05  Role of Complainants and Department Staff in Adjudication

Section Ed 201.06  Reopening of the Record

Section Ed 201.07  Withdrawal of Hearing Officer

Section Ed 201.08  Retention Schedule for Written Decisions or Orders

 

            PART Ed 202  DEFINITIONS

Section Ed 202.01  Adjudicative Proceeding

Section Ed 202.02  Board

Section Ed 202.03  Commissioner

Section Ed 202.04  Contested Case

Section Ed 202.05  Data

Section Ed 202.06  Department

Section Ed 202.07  Educator

Section Ed 202.08  Ex parte Communication

Section Ed 202.09  File

Section Ed 202.10  Hearing Officer

Section Ed 202.11  Hearing

Section Ed 202.12  Motion

Section Ed 202.13  Office of Legislation and Hearings

Section Ed 202.14  Order

Section Ed 202.15  Party

Section Ed 202.16  Person

Section Ed 202.17  Petition

Section Ed 202.18  Prehearing Conference

Section Ed 202.19  Rulemaking

 

            PART Ed 203  FILING DOCUMENTS GENERAL AND SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

Section Ed 203.01  Filing of Documents with the Board

Section Ed 203.02  Form, Appearance, and Number of Documents

Section Ed 203.03  Signature and Certification of Veracity

Section Ed 203.04  Notice of Hearings

Section Ed 203.05  Pleadings

Section Ed 203.06  Motions

 

            PART Ed 204  MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR DUE PROCESS BY THE LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD

Section Ed 204.01  Proceedings at the School Board Level to Resolve Disputes Between Individuals and the School System

Section Ed 204.02  Hearing Procedure for Teacher Nonrenewal

 

            PART Ed 205  ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Section Ed 205.01  Availability

Section Ed 205.02  Neutral Evaluation Procedure

Section Ed 205.03  Mediation Procedure

 

            PART Ed 206  ADJUDICATIVE PROCEEDINGS

Section Ed 206.01  Appeal to State Board

Section Ed 206.02  Docketing and Service

Section Ed 206.03  Commencement and Order of Notice

Section Ed 206.04  Failure to Appear

Section Ed 206.05  Intervention

Section Ed 206.06  Consolidation and Severance

 

            PART Ed 207  APPEARANCE BEFORE HEARING OFFICER

Section Ed 207.01  Who May Appear

Section Ed 207.02  Representatives

Section Ed 207.03  Disqualification or Suspension

 

            PART 208  PREHEARING CONFERENCES

Section Ed 208.01  Prehearing Conferences

 

            PART Ed 209  CONDUCT OF HEARINGS

Section Ed 209.01  Authority of Hearing Officer

Section Ed 209.02  Burden of Proof

Section Ed 209.03  Standard of Proof

Section Ed 209.04  Order of Proof

Section Ed 209.05  Evidence

Section Ed 209.06  Trial-type Evidentiary Proceedings

Section Ed 209.07  Ex Parte Communications

 

            PART Ed 210  PROPOSED DECISIONS BY HEARING OFFICER

Section Ed 210.01  Proposed Decisions by Hearing Officer

Section Ed 210.02  Settlements

 

            PART Ed 211  EXCEPTIONS TO RULINGS BY THE HEARING OFFICER

Section Ed 211.01  Exceptions to Rulings by the Hearing Officer

 

            PART Ed 212  FINAL REVIEW AND DECISION BY THE BOARD

Section Ed 212.01  Submission of Written Record to Board

Section Ed 212.02  Petition for Oral Argument Before Board

Section Ed 212.03  Final Decision

 

            PART Ed 213  APPEALS OF FINAL BOARD DECISION

Section Ed 213.01  Right to Appeal

Section Ed 213.02  Rehearing

 

            PART Ed 214  PUBLIC COMMENT HEARINGS FOR RULEMAKING

Section Ed 214.01  Purpose

Section Ed 214.02  Scope

Section Ed 214.03  Notice

Section Ed 214.04  Media Access

Section Ed 214.05  Moderator

Section Ed 214.06  Public Participation

 

            PART Ed 215  RULES FOR PETITIONING THE BOARD

Section Ed 215.01  Rulemaking Petitions

Section Ed 215.02  Petition for Declaratory Ruling

Section Ed 215.03  Petition Form

 

            PART Ed 216  EXPLANATION OF ADOPTED RULES

Section Ed 216.01  Requests for Explanation of Adopted Rules

Section Ed 216.02  Contents of Explanation

 

CHAPTER Ed 300 ADMINISTRATION OF MINIMUM STANDARDS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS

PART Ed 301 - RESERVED

 

          PART Ed 302  DUTIES OF SCHOOL SUPERINTENDENTS

Section Ed 302.01  Executive Officer

Section Ed 302.02  Substantive Duties

 

          PART Ed 303  DUTIES OF SCHOOL BOARDS

Section Ed 303.01  Substantive Duties

 

          PART Ed 304  DUTIES OF SCHOOL PRINCIPALS

Section Ed 304.01  Substantive Duties; School Principals and Associate Principals

 

          PART Ed 305  SCHOOL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION - (Moved to Ed 321)

 

PART Ed 306  MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL APPROVAL

Section Ed 306.01  Applicability

Section Ed 306.02  Definitions

Section Ed 306.03  Statutory and Policy Requirements

Section Ed 306.04  Policy Development

Section Ed 306.05  School Philosophy, Goals, and Objectives

Section Ed 306.06  Culture and Climate

Section Ed 306.07  School Facilities

Section Ed 306.08  Instructional Resources

Section Ed 306.09  Custodial and Maintenance Services

Section Ed 306.10  Administrative Support Services

Section Ed 306.11  Food and Nutrition Services

Section Ed 306.12  School Health Services

Section Ed 306.13  RESERVED

Section Ed 306.14  Basic Instructional Standards

Section Ed 306.15  Provision of Staff and Staff Qualifications

Section Ed 306.16  Professional Development

Section Ed 306.17  Class Size

Section Ed 306.18  School Year

Section Ed 306.19  School Calendar

Section Ed 306.20  Career and Technical Education Programs

Section Ed 306.21  Alternative Programs

Section Ed 306.22  Distance Education

Section Ed 306.23  Statistical Reports; Accountability

Section Ed 306.24  Assessment

Section Ed 306.25  Comprehensive School Psychological Services

Section Ed 306.26  Kindergarten – Grade 8 School Curriculum

Section Ed 306.27  High School Curriculum, Credits, Graduation Requirements, and Co-curricular Program

Section Ed 306.28  Approval Process

Section Ed 306.29  Alternative Approval

Section Ed 306.30  Delay in Full Compliance

Section Ed 306.31  Arts Education Program

Section Ed 306.32  RESERVED

Section Ed 306.33  Business Education Program

Section Ed 306.34  Career and Technical Education Program

Section Ed 306.35  Career Education Program

Section Ed 306.36  RESERVED

Section Ed 306.37  English/Language Arts and Reading Program

Section Ed 306.38  Family and Consumer Science Education Program

Section Ed 306.39  School Counseling Program

Section Ed 306.40  Health Education Program

Section Ed 306.41  Physical Education Program

Section Ed 306.42  Digital Literacy Program

Section Ed 306.43  Mathematics Program

Section Ed 306.44  Computer Science Education

Section Ed 306.45  Science Education Program

Section Ed 306.46  Social Studies Program

Section Ed 306.47  Technology/Engineering Education Program

Section Ed 306.48  World Languages Program

 

          PART Ed 307 - RESERVED

 

          PART Ed 308 - RESERVED

 

          PART Ed 309 - RESERVED

 

          PART Ed 310  DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE DAILY PHYSICAL ACTIVITY PROGRAM

                  Section Ed 310.01  Purpose

                  Section Ed 310.02  Definitions

                  Section Ed 310.03  Developmentally Appropriate Daily Physical Activity Policy

                  Section Ed 310.04  Components of Developmentally Appropriate Daily Physical Activity Policy

 

          PART Ed 311  SCHOOL HEALTH SERVICES

Section Ed 311.01  School Immunization Program

Section Ed 311.02  Medication During School Day

Section Ed 311.03  Physical Examination of Students

 

          PART Ed 312  STATEWIDE EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENT AND ASSESSMENT PROGRAM

Section Ed 312.01  Participation

 

          PART Ed 313 - RESERVED

 

          PART Ed 314 - RESERVED

 

          PART Ed 315  PROCEDURES FOR THE OPERATION OF HOME EDUCATION PROGRAMS

Section Ed 315.01  Statement of Purpose

Section Ed 315.02  Definitions

Section Ed 315.03  Eligibility and Program Schedule

Section Ed 315.04  Notification

Section Ed 315.05  Duties of Participating Agencies

Section Ed 315.06  Records

Section Ed 315.07  Annual Evaluation

Section Ed 315.08  The Home Education Advisory Council

Section Ed 315.09  Membership Selection for the Home Education Advisory Council and Term of Appointment

Section Ed 315.10  Records of the Advisory Council

Section Ed 315.11  Funding and Support of Council Activities

Section Ed 315.12  Grievance Committee

Section Ed 315.13  Request for Grievance Conference

Section Ed 315.14  Grievance Conference

Section Ed 315.15  Certificate of Completion

 

          PART Ed 316  PROCEDURE TO MARK DRUG-FREE SCHOOL ZONES

Section Ed 316.01  Purpose

Section Ed 316.02  Definitions

Section Ed 316.03  Scope and Application

Section Ed 316.04  Map of Drug-Free School Zone

Section Ed 316.05  Specifications for and Posting of Signs

 

          PART Ed 317  STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES FOR SUSPENSION AND EXPULSION OF PUPILS INCLUDING PROCEDURES ASSURING DUE PROCESS

Section Ed 317.01  Purpose

Section Ed 317.02  Definitions

Section Ed 317.03  Standard for Expulsion by Local School Board

Section Ed 317.04  Disciplinary Procedures

Section Ed 317.05  Reporting Procedures

Section Ed 317.06  Child With a Disability

 

          PART Ed 318  CHARTERED PUBLIC SCHOOLS

Section Ed 318.01  Purpose and Scope

Section Ed 318.02  Definitions

Section Ed 318.03  Charter School Approval:  Requirements of Applicants

Section Ed 318.04  Different Methods of Application

Section Ed 318.05  Local School Board Process; Application to Local School Board; Review by State Board

Section Ed 318.06  Local School Board Process; Requirements of Local School Boards

Section Ed 318.07  Local School Board Process; Review Criteria for State Board

Section Ed 318.08  Requirements for Submitting An Application

Section Ed 318.09  Review by Department of Charter Schools for State Board Approval

Section Ed 318.10  State Board Approval

Section Ed 318.11  Issuance and Amendment of Charter

Section Ed 318.12  Charter Renewal

Section Ed 318.13  Review of Renewal Application

Section Ed 318.14  Revocation and Withdrawal

Section Ed 318.15  Policy Development

Section Ed 318.16  Charter School Annual Report Requirements

Section Ed 318.17  Review of Annual Reports

Section Ed 318.18  Deadlines for Pupil Enrollment

Section Ed 318.19  Assurances Against Discrimination

Section Ed 318.20  Charter School Matching Grants

 

          PART Ed 319  OPEN ENROLLMENT SCHOOLS

Section Ed 319.01  Purpose and Scope

Section Ed 319.02  Open Enrollment Public School or Open Enrollment School

Section Ed 319.03  Open Enrollment School Requirements

Section Ed 319.04  Deadlines for Pupil Enrollment

 

          PART Ed 320  MANIFEST EDUCATIONAL HARDSHIP

                  Section Ed 320.01  Change of School Assignment

 

          PART Ed 321  SCHOOL BUILDING CONSTRUCTION

                  Section Ed 321.01  Purpose

                  Section Ed 321.02  Definitions

                  Section Ed 321.03  Minimum Standards for School Sites

                  Section Ed 321.04  Maximum Standards for School Building Aid for Land Acquisition

                  Section Ed 321.05  Building Aid for School Sites and School Site Development

                  Section Ed 321.06  Maximum Size for School Buildings

                  Section Ed 321.07  Design Standards

                  Section Ed 321.08  Standards for Educational Capacity of a School Building

                  Section Ed 321.09  Calculating Utilization Rate

                  Section Ed 321.10  Standards for Educational Space

                  Section Ed 321.11  Special Education Space

                  Section Ed 321.12  Standards for Support Space

                  Section Ed 321.13  Fire Safety Requirements

                  Section Ed 321.14  RESERVED

                  Section Ed 321.15  Construction Costs

                  Section Ed 321.16  Total Cost of School Building Construction

                  Section Ed 321.17  Construction Standards

                  Section Ed 321.18  Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Requirements

                  Section Ed 321.19  Plumbing Requirements

                  Section Ed 321.20  Electrical Requirements

                  Section Ed 321.21  Acoustics

                  Section Ed 321.22  RESERVED

                  Section Ed 321.23  Steps in the Procedure for Approval of School Building Aid

                  Section Ed 321.24  School Building Aid Payments

                  Section Ed 321.25  Building Aid for Planning and Design of School Facilities

                  Section Ed 321.26  Maximum Allowable Construction Cost

                  Section Ed 321.27  Substantial Renovation

                  Section Ed 321.28  Community Use

                  Section Ed 321.29  Ineligibility for School Building Aid

                  Section Ed 321.30  Waiver Provisions

                  Section Ed 321.31  Air Quality and Energy Efficiency Projects

 

          PART Ed 322  REGIONAL CAREER AND TECHNICAL CENTER AND CHARTER SCHOOL LEASES

                  Section Ed 322.01  Purpose

                  Section Ed 322.02  Definitions

                  Section Ed 322.03  Lease Agreements

                  Section Ed 322.04  Approval and Review of Leases

                  Section Ed 322.05  Renewal of Leases

                  Section Ed 322.06  Early Termination of Leases

                  Section Ed 322.07  Duties of Applicant

                  Section Ed 322.08  Regional Career and Technical Center Programs

                  Section Ed 322.09  School Building Aid

                  Section Ed 322.10  Costs Not Eligible for School Lease Aid for Leased Facilities

 

CHAPTER Ed 400 APPROVAL OF NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS

          PART Ed 401  DEFINITIONS AND SCOPE

Section Ed 401.01  Definitions

Section Ed 401.02  Types of Approval

Section Ed 401.03  School Year

 

          PART Ed 402  NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS ELIGIBLE FOR SERVICES

Section Ed 402.01  State and Federal Program Eligibility

 

          PART Ed 403  APPROVAL OF NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR ATTENDANCE PURPOSES (AA)

Section Ed 403.01  Application for Initial Approval Status as a Nonpublic School

Section Ed 403.02  Application for Continued Approval Status for Attendance Purposes

Section Ed 403.03  Annual Reports

 

          PART Ed 404  APPROVAL OF NONPUBLIC SCHOOLS FOR PROGRAM PURPOSES (AP)

Section Ed 404.01  Application for Initial Approval Status AP of Nonpublic School

Section Ed 404.02  Preparation on Written Material for Initial AP Status

Section Ed 404.03  Procedures for Evaluation of Initial Status of An AP School

Section Ed 404.04  Determination of Initial AP Status

Section Ed 404.05  Procedures for Continuation of AP Status

 

          PART Ed 405  APPROVAL OF A RECOGNIZED AGENCY FOR PROGRAM APPROVAL AND ALTERNATE METHOD FOR PROGRAM APPROVAL

Section Ed 405.01  Identification of Recognized Agencies for Program Approval

Section Ed 405.02  Alternative Method for Program Status

 

          PART Ed 406  ESTABLISHMENT OF THE NONPUBLIC SCHOOL ADVISORY COUNCIL

Section Ed 406.01  Duties of the Nonpublic School Advisory Council

Section Ed 406.02  Membership Selection

Section Ed 406.03  Rotation of Membership and Term of Appointment

Section Ed 406.04  Records of the Advisory Council

Section Ed 406.05  Funding and Support of Council Activities

Section Ed 406.06  Grievance Committee

Section Ed 406.07  Request for Grievance Conference

Section Ed 406.08  Grievance Conference

 

          PART Ed 407  RETENTION OF STUDENT RECORDS

Section Ed 407.01  Student Records

 

          PART Ed 408  GRIEVANCE PROCEDURES

Section Ed 408.01  Definitions

Section Ed 408.02  Grievance Procedures; Request for Administrative Due Process Hearing

Section Ed 408.03  Scheduling of Administrative Due Process Hearings; Pleadings; Order of Notice

Section Ed 408.04  Continuance and Rescheduling of the Hearing; Consequences of Default

Section Ed 408.05  Proposed Written Decision of Hearing Officer

Section Ed 408.06  Appeal of State Board Decision

Section Ed 408.07  Revocation and Probation

Section Ed 408.08  Appeal of Decision of State Board

Section Ed 408.09  Public Notice of Revocation of Approval

 

CHAPTER Ed 500  CERTIFICATION STANDARDS FOR EDUCATIONAL PERSONNEL

          PART Ed 501  PURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS

Section Ed 501.01  Purpose

Section Ed 501.02  Definitions

 

          PART Ed 502  PUBLIC INFORMATION

Section Ed 502.01  Confidentiality of Credential Holder Certification Holder Records

Section Ed 502.02  Access to Records

Section Ed 502.03  Custodian of Records

 

          PART Ed 503  REQUIREMENT FOR EMPLOYMENT

Section Ed 503.01  Validity of Life Certificates

Section Ed 503.02  Exceptions

Section Ed 503.03  Sanctions for Teaching Without a Valid Credential

 

          PART Ed 504  PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

Section Ed 504.01  Beginning Educator Certificate

Section Ed 504.02  Experienced Educator Certificate

Section Ed 504.03  Intern License

Section Ed 504.031 Master Teacher Certification

Section Ed 504.04  Emergency Authorization

Section Ed 504.05  In Process of Licensure Authorization (IPLA).

Section Ed 504.06  Certification as a Paraeducator II

Section Ed 504.07  Certification as a Paraeducator I

Section Ed 504.08  School Nurse I

Section Ed 504.09  School Nurse II

Section Ed 504.10  School Nurse III

 

          PART Ed 505  QUALIFYING METHODS FOR OBTAINING A TEACHING CREDENTIAL

Section Ed 505.01  Alternative 1:  Approved Program in New Hampshire

Section Ed 505.02  Alternative 2:  States Other Than NH

Section Ed 505.03  Alternative 3:  Demonstrated Competencies and Equivalent Experiences

Section Ed 505.04  Alternative 4:  Individualized Professional Development Plan (Restricted)

Section Ed 505.05  Alternative 5:  Site-Based Certification Plan

Section Ed 505.06  General Education Certification Requirements

Section Ed 505.07  Professional Education Requirements; Alternatives 3, 4, and 5

Section Ed 505.08  Code of Conduct Requirements

 

          PART Ed 506  REQUIREMENTS AND CERTIFICATION FOR EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND ADMINISTRATION

Section Ed 506.01  Superintendent

Section Ed 506.02  Assistant Superintendent

Section Ed 506.03  Business Administrator

Section Ed 506.04  Principal Instructional Leader

Section Ed 506.05  Curriculum Administrator

Section Ed 506.06  District Administrator

Section Ed 506.07  Special Education Administrator

Section Ed 506.08  Associate Principal Instructional Leader

 

          PART Ed 507  REQUIREMENTS AND CERTIFICATION FOR EDUCATIONAL PERSONNEL IN SPECIFIC AREAS

Section Ed 507.01  Career and Technical Education Director

Section Ed 507.02  Career and Technical Education Teacher

Section Ed 507.03  Career and Technical Specialty Certification

Section Ed 507.04  Comprehensive Agricultural Educator

Section Ed 507.05  Comprehensive Technology Education Teacher

Section Ed 507.06  School Counseling Director

Section Ed 507.07  School Counselor

Section Ed 507.08  School Psychologist

Section Ed 507.09  Visual Arts Teacher

Section Ed 507.10  Associate School Psychologist - EXPIRED

Section Ed 507.11  Elementary Education Teacher

Section Ed 507.12  Reading and Writing Specialist

Section Ed 507.13  Driver Education Teacher - EXPIRED

Section Ed 507.14  School Social Worker

Section Ed 507.15  Health Educator

Section Ed 507.16  Physical Education Teacher

Section Ed 507.17  ESOL Teacher

Section Ed 507.18  Early Childhood Education Teacher

Section Ed 507.19  Specialist in Assessment of Intellectual Functioning (SAIF)

Section Ed 507.20  Library Media Coordinator

Section Ed 507.21  Library Media Specialist

Section Ed 507.22  Digital Learning Specialist

Section Ed 507.23  School Speech-Language Specialist

Section Ed 507.24  English Language Arts Teacher for Grades 5-12

Section Ed 507.25  Mathematics Teacher; General Requirements

Section Ed 507.251 Elementary Mathematics Specialist for Grades K-6

Section Ed 507.26  Mathematics Teacher – Middle Level

Section Ed 507.27  Mathematics Teacher – Upper Level

Section Ed 507.28  Social Studies Teacher for Grades 5-12

Section Ed 507.29  Science Teacher for Grades 5-8

Section Ed 507.30  Science Teacher; General Requirements

Section Ed 507.31  Earth and Space Science Teacher for Grades 7-12

Section Ed 507.32  Life Sciences Teacher for Grades 7-12

Section Ed 507.33  Chemistry Teacher for Grades 7-12

Section Ed 507.34  Physics Teacher for Grades 7-12

Section Ed 507.35  Theatre Teacher

Section Ed 507.36  Educational Interpreter/Transliterator for Children and Youth Ages 3-21

Section Ed 507.37  Classical Languages Teacher

Section Ed 507.38  World Language Teacher

Section Ed 507.39  Music Teacher

Section Ed 507.40  General Special Education Teacher

Section Ed 507.41  Early Childhood Special Education Teacher

Section Ed 507.42  Special Education Teacher in Area of Intellectual Developmental Disabilities

Section Ed 507.43  Special Education Teacher in Area of Deaf and Hearing Disabilities

Section Ed 507.44  Special Education Teacher in Area of Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities

Section Ed 507.45  Special Education Teacher in Area of Specific Learning Disabilities

Section Ed 507.46  Special Education Teacher in Area of Physical and Health Disabilities

Section Ed 507.47  Special Education Teacher in Area of Blind and Vision Disabilities

Section Ed 507.48  Comprehensive Marketing Educator

Section Ed 507.49  Comprehensive Business Educator

Section Ed 507.50  Comprehensive Family and Consumer Science Education Teacher

Section Ed 507.51  Dance Teacher

Section Ed 507.52  Reading and Writing Teacher

Section Ed 507.53  Physical Science Teacher for Grades 7-12

Section Ed 507.54  Computer Science Educator

Section Ed 507.55  English Language Arts for Grades 5-8

Section Ed 507.56  Social Studies Teacher for Grades 5-8

 

          PART Ed 508  APPLICATION FOR CERTIFICATION

Section Ed 508.01  Application -- Generally

Section Ed 508.02  Application Form:  Alternative 1

Section Ed 508.03  Application Form:  Alternative 2 - 5

Section Ed 508.04  Application Form: Superintendent, Assistant Superintendent, Principal Instructional Leader; Associate Principal

Section Ed 508.05  Application Form: Business Administrator

Section Ed 508.06  Fees

Section Ed 508.07  Denial of Initial Application

 

          PART Ed 509  CREDENTIAL RENEWAL AND VALIDITY

Section Ed 509.01  Recommended Renewal; Process for Educators Currently Employed Under a Local NH Professional Development Master Plan

Section Ed 509.02  Department of Education Renewal; Process for Educators Not Currently Employed Under a Local NH Professional Development Master Plan

Section Ed 509.03  Renewal Documentation

Section Ed 509.04  Late Filing Petition

Section Ed 509.05  Fees

 

          PART Ed 510  CODE OF CONDUCT

Section Ed 510.01  Principle I – Responsibility to the Education Profession and Educational Professionals

Section Ed 510.02  Principle 2 – Responsibility to Students

Section Ed 510.03  Principle 3 – Responsibility to the School Community

Section Ed 510.04  Principle 4 – Responsible and Ethical Use of Technology

Section Ed 510.05  Duty to Report

 

          PART Ed 511  DENIAL, INVESTIGATIONS AND DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDINGS

Section Ed 511.01  Complaints, Cases and Investigations

Section Ed 511.02  Reprimand, Suspension, or Revocation

Section Ed 511.03  Disciplinary Hearings

Section Ed 511.04  Status of a Credential Pending Completion of Disciplinary Proceeding

Section Ed 511.05  Grounds for Reinstatement After Suspension

 

          PART Ed 512  DENIAL OR CERTIFICATION

Section Ed 512.01  Denial of Credential

 

          PART Ed 513  PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT MASTER PLAN AND RECERTIFICATION

                  Section Ed 513.01  Basic Requirement

                  Section Ed 513.02  Criteria for State Approval of Local Professional Development Master Plan

                  Section Ed 513.03  Individual Professional Development Plan

                  Section Ed 513.04  Criteria for Recertification of Educators Under the Professional Development Master Plan

                  Section Ed 513.05  Criteria for Recertification of Educators Not Under the Local Professional Development Master Plan

                  Section Ed 513.06  Certified Paraeducators II, I

                  Section Ed 513.07  School Nurse

 

          PART Ed 514  REQUIREMENTS FOR INITIAL CERTIFICATION

                  Section Ed 514.01  Basic Academic Skills and Subject Area Assessment

                  Section Ed 514.02  Validation Studies

                  Section Ed 514.03  Highly Qualified Teacher

 

CHAPTER Ed 600  APPROVAL OF PROFESSIONAL PREPARATION PROGRAMS

          PART Ed 601  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Ed 601.01  Definitions

 

          PART Ed 602  PROCEDURES FOR APPROVAL

Section Ed 602.01  Scope of Approval Process

Section Ed 602.02  Evaluation Requirements

Section Ed 602.03  Demonstrated Competencies

Section Ed 602.04  Approval Requirement

Section Ed 602.05  Application Fees for Program Approval

Section Ed 602.06  Option 1

Section Ed 602.07  Option 2

Section Ed 602.08  Option 3

Section Ed 602.09  Option 4

Section Ed 602.10  Review Report and Approval Recommendations

Section Ed 602.11  Department Responsibility

Section Ed 602.12  Time and Expiration Date Extension Requests

Section Ed 602.13  Progress Reports

Section Ed 602.14  Substantive Program Changes During the Approval Period

Section Ed 602.15  Action by State Board; Appeal

Section Ed 602.16  Maintaining Records

Section Ed 602.17  System of Notification

 

          PART Ed 603  STANDARDS FOR PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR PREPARATION PROGRAMS AT THE BACCALAUREATE AND POST-BACCALAUREATE LEVELS

Section Ed 603.01  Curriculum at the Post-Baccalaureate and Baccalaureate Levels

Section Ed 603.02  Requirements for Program of Study

Section Ed 603.03  Development of Curriculum

 

          PART Ed 604  LEARNING FACILITATION STANDARDS FOR PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR PREPARATION PROGRAMS AT THE BACCALAUREATE AND POST-BACCALAUREAT LEVELS

Section Ed 604.01  Learning Facilitation at the Post-Baccalaureate and Baccalaureate Levels

Section Ed 604.02  Quality and Evaluation of Learning Facilitation

Section Ed 604.03  Requirements for Cooperating Practitioner

Section Ed 604.04  Field Experiences

Section Ed 604.05  Early Field Experiences

Section Ed 604.06  Requirements for the Culminating Field Experience

Section Ed 604.07  Field Experience Supervision

Section Ed 604.08  Coordination of Field Experience and Cooperating Practitioners

 

          PART Ed 605  RESOURCE STANDARDS FOR PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR PREPARATION PROGRAMS AT THE BACCALUAREATE AND POST-BACCALAUREATE LEVELS

Section Ed 605.01  Resources at the Post-Baccalaureate and Baccalaureate Level

Section Ed 605.02  Funding and Financial Accountability

Section Ed 605.03  Facilities

 

          PART Ed 606  ASSESSMENT SYSTEM STANDARDS FOR PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR PREPARATION AT THE BACCALUAREATE AND POST-BACCALAUREATE LEVELS

Section Ed 606.01  Candidate Assessment System Requirements

Section Ed 606.02  Assessment System at the Post-Baccalaureate and Baccalaureate Level

Section Ed 606.03  Verification of a Candidate’s Completion of a PEPP

 

          PART Ed 607  INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION (IHE) RESPONSIBILITY

Section Ed 607.01  Institutional Accreditation and Degree Granting Requirement

 

          PART Ed 608  RESERVED

 

          PART Ed 609  GENERAL EDUCATION STUDIES

Section Ed 609.01  Content

 

          PART Ed 610  PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION

                  Section Ed 610.01  Code of Conduct Requirements

Section Ed 610.02  Professional Education Requirements

 

          PART Ed 611  GENERAL STANDARDS RELATING TO AREAS OF CONCENTRATION

Section Ed 611.01  Area of Concentration

 

          PART Ed 612  STANDARDS FOR SPECIFIC PREPARATION PROGRAMS (UNDERGRADUATE)

Section Ed 612.01  Visual Arts

Section Ed 612.02  Reading and Writing Program

Section Ed 612.03  Early Childhood Education

Section Ed 612.04  Elementary Education

Section Ed 612.05  English Language Arts for Grades 5-12

Section Ed 612.06  English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Section Ed 612.07  Special Education Programs - EXPIRED

Section Ed 612.071 Early Childhood Special Education Programs - EXPIRED

Section Ed 612.08  Program for Intellectual Developmental Disabilities

Section Ed 612.09  Program for Deaf and Hearing Disabilities

Section Ed 612.10  Program for Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities

Section Ed 612.11  Program for Specific Learning Disabilities

Section Ed 612.12  Program for Physical and Health Disabilities

Section Ed 612.13  Program for Blind and Vision Disabilities

Section Ed 612.14  World Languages

Section Ed 612.15  Classical Languages

Section Ed 612.16  Health Education

Section Ed 612.17  Mathematics – Middle Level

Section Ed 612.18  Mathematics – Upper Level

Section Ed 612.19  Digital Learning Specialist Program

Section Ed 612.20  Music

Section Ed 612.21  Physical Education

Section Ed 612.22  Science for Grades 5-8

Section Ed 612.23  Science Program; General Requirement

Section Ed 612.24  Earth and Space Science for Grades 7-12

Section Ed 612.25  Life Sciences for Grades 7-12

Section Ed 612.26  Chemistry for Grades 7-12

Section Ed 612.27  Physics for Grades 7-12

Section Ed 612.28  Social Studies for Grades 5-12

Section Ed 612.29  Social Studies for Grades 5-8

Section Ed 612.30  Theatre

Section Ed 612.31  Comprehensive Agricultural Education

Section Ed 612.32  Dance Education

Section Ed 612.33  Computer Science Education

Section Ed 612.34  Physical Science for Grades 7-12

Section Ed 612.35  English Language Arts for Grades 5-8

Section Ed 612.36  Technology and Engineering Program

Section Ed 612.37  Comprehensive Marketing Education

Section Ed 612.38  Comprehensive Business Education

Section Ed 612.39  Comprehensive Family and Consumer Science

 

          PART Ed 613 - RESERVED

 

          PART Ed 614  STANDARDS FOR SPECIFIC GRADUATE, SPECIALIST, AND ADMINISTRATOR PREPARATION PROGRAMS

Section Ed 614.01  Media Supervisors - EXPIRED

Section Ed 614.02  Reading and Writing Specialist

Section Ed 614.03  Comprehensive School Counseling Programs

Section Ed 614.04  School Principals

Section Ed 614.05  Superintendents

Section Ed 614.06  School Psychologists

Section Ed 614.07  School Social Workers

Section Ed 614.08  Specialists in the Assessment of Intellectual Functioning

Section Ed 614.09  Speech-Language Specialists

Section Ed 614.10  Career and Technical Education Director

Section Ed 614.11  Library Media Specialist

Section Ed 614.12  Business Administrator

Section Ed 614.13  Curriculum Administrators

Section Ed 614.14  Elementary Mathematics Specialist for Grades K-6

Section Ed 614.15  Special Education Administrator

 

          PART Ed 615  STANDARDS FOR INNOVATIVE AND EXPERIMENTAL PROGRAMS - REPEALED

 

          PART Ed 616  CONVERSION PROGRAMS - REPEALED

 

CHAPTER Ed 700  ADULT HIGH SCHOOL, BASIC EDUCATION PROGRAM AND HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY PROGRAM

          PART Ed 701  DEFINITIONS

Section Ed 701.01  Definitions - RESERVED

 

          PART Ed 702  ADULT HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA PROGRAM

Section Ed 702.01  Establishment of an Adult High School Diploma Program

Section Ed 702.02  Certification of Teachers

Section Ed 702.03  Transfer from Day to Evening Programs

Section Ed 702.04  Eligibility

Section Ed 702.05  Credit Hours

Section Ed 702.06  Sources of High School Credit

Section Ed 702.07  Attendance Policies

Section Ed 702.08  Graduation Requirements

 

          PART Ed 703  ADULT BASIC EDUCATION

Section Ed 703.01  Adult Basic Education

Section Ed 703.02  Student Eligibility

 

          PART Ed 704  HIGH SCHOOL EQUIVALENCY PROGRAM

Section Ed 704.01  Minimum Test Scores for High School Equivalency Certificate

Section Ed 704.02  Admission to Testing

Section Ed 704.03  Transcripts of the High School Equivalency Certificate

 

CHAPTER Ed 800 GRANITE STATE SCHOLAR PROGRAM - EXPIRED

            PART Ed 801 Definitions

                        Section Ed 801.01 Accredited High School

                        Section Ed 801.02 Approved, Non-Accredited High School

                        Section Ed 801.03 Commissioner

                        Section Ed 801.04 Granite State Scholar

                        Section Ed 801.05 High School

                        Section Ed 801.06 Home Education Student

                        Section Ed 801.07 Principal

                        Section Ed 801.08 Qualifying Home Education

                        Section Ed 801.09 Qualifying Test Score

 

            PART Ed 802 GRANITE STATE SCHOLAR DESIGNATION

                        Section Ed 802.01 Scholarships for Granite State Scholars

                        Section Ed 802.02 Granite State Scholar Designation

                        Section Ed 802.03 Manner and Time of Designation

                        Section Ed 802.04 Verification of Class Ranking

 

CHAPTER Ed 900 DROPOUT PREVENTION AND DROPOUT RECOVERY PROGRAM

          PART Ed 901  PURPOSE

                  Section Ed 901.01  Purpose

 

          PART Ed 902  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Ed 902.01  Applicant

                  Section Ed 902.02  Department

                  Section Ed 902.03  Council

                  Section Ed 902.04  Graduation Rate

                  Section Ed 902.05  Program

                  Section Ed 902.06  Program Participant

                  Section Ed 902.07  Return to School Rate

 

          PART Ed 903  PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION AND SERVICES

                  Section Ed 903.01  Program Administration

                  Section Ed 903.02  Program Services

 

          PART Ed 904  PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS

                  Section Ed 904.01  Services

                  Section Ed 904.02  Certifying Program Participants

                  Section Ed 904.03  Reporting

 

          PART Ed 905  DROPOUT PREVENTION AND DROPOUT RECOVERY OVERSIGHT COUNCIL

                  Section Ed 905.01  Membership

                  Section Ed 905.02  Term of Office and Compensation

                  Section Ed 905.03  Meetings

                  Section Ed 905.04  Responsibilities of the Council

 

          PART Ed 906  FUNDING FOR THE PROGRAM AND APPLICATION PROCESS

                  Section Ed 906.01  Source of Funding

                  Section Ed 906.02  Eligibility for Funding

                  Section Ed 906.03  Matching Funds Required

                  Section Ed 906.04  Requests for Proposals

                  Section Ed 906.05  Proposal Requirements

 

          PART Ed 907  REVIEW PROCESS FOR PROPOSALS

                  Section Ed 907.01  Council Review of Proposals

                  Section Ed 907.02  Criteria for Reviewing Proposals

                  Section Ed 907.03  Method of Award

 

CHAPTER Ed 1000  VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION PROGRAMS

          PART Ed 1001  PURPOSE

                  Section Ed 1001.01  Purpose

 

          PART Ed 1002  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Ed 1002.01  Act

                  Section Ed 1002.02  Administrative Costs Under the State Plan

                  Section Ed 1002.03  Applicant

                  Section Ed 1002.04  Appropriate Modes of Communication

                  Section Ed 1002.05  Assessment for Determining Eligibility and Vocational Rehabilitation Needs

                  Section Ed 1002.06  Assistive Technology Device

                  Section Ed 1002.07  Assistive Technology Service

                  Section Ed 1002.08  Community Rehabilitation Program

                  Section Ed 1002.09  Comparable Services and Benefits

                  Section Ed 1002.10  Competitive Employment

                  Section Ed 1002.11  Designated State Agency

                  Section Ed 1002.12  Designated State Unit

                  Section Ed 1002.13  Eligible Individual

                  Section Ed 1002.14  Employment Outcome

                  Section Ed 1002.15  Establishment, Development, or Improvement of a Public or Nonprofit Community Rehabilitation Program

                  Section Ed 1002.16  Extended Employment

                  Section Ed 1002.17  Extended Services

                  Section Ed 1002.18  Extreme Medical Risk

                  Section Ed 1002.19  Family Member

                  Section Ed 1002.20  Impartial Hearing Officer

                  Section Ed 1002.21  Independent Living Program

                  Section Ed 1002.22  Individual Who is Blind

                  Section Ed 1002.23  Individual with a Disability

                  Section Ed 1002.24  Individual with a Most Significant Disability

                  Section Ed 1002.25  Individual with a Significant Disability

                  Section Ed 1002.26  Individual's Representative

                  Section Ed 1002.27  Integrated Setting

                  Section Ed 1002.28  Maintenance

                  Section Ed 1002 29  Mediation

                  Section Ed 1002.30  Nonprofit

                  Section Ed 1002.31  Ongoing Support Services

                  Section Ed 1002.32  Personal Assistance Services

                  Section Ed 1002.33  Physical and Mental Restoration Services

                  Section Ed 1002.34  Physical or Mental Impairment

                  Section Ed 1002.35  Post-Employment Services

                  Section Ed 1002.36  Program for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

                  Section Ed 1002.37  Qualified and Impartial Mediator

                  Section Ed 1002.38  Rehabilitation Engineering

                  Section Ed 1002.39  Rehabilitation Technology

                  Section Ed 1002.40  Review

                  Section Ed 1002.41  State Workforce Investment Board

                  Section Ed 1002.42  Statewide Workforce Investment  System

                  Section Ed 1002.43  State Plan

                  Section Ed 1002.44  Substantial Impediment to Employment

                  Section Ed 1002.45  Supported Employment

                  Section Ed 1002.46  Supported Employment Program

                  Section Ed 1002.47  Supported Employment Services

                  Section Ed 1002.48  Transition Services

                  Section Ed 1002.49  Transitional Employment

                  Section Ed 1002.50  Transportation

                  Section Ed 1002.51  Vocational Rehabilitation Services

 

          PART Ed 1003  PROTECTION, USE AND RELEASE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

                  Section Ed 1003.01  Confidentiality

                  Section Ed 1003.02  Data Collection

                  Section Ed 1003.03  Release of Information

                  Section Ed 1003.04  Exchanging Information with Other Parties

 

          PART Ed 1004  REVIEW PROCEDURE

                  Section Ed 1004.01  Review Procedures

                  Section Ed 1004.02  Notification of Right to Mediation and Hearings

                  Section Ed 1004.03  Informal Dispute Resolution

                  Section Ed 1004.04  Mediation

                  Section Ed 1004.05  Mediation Procedure

                  Section Ed 1004.06  Scheduling of Mediation, Prehearing Conference, and Hearing

                  Section Ed 1004.07  Initiation of Hearing by Applicant or Individual

                  Section Ed 1004.08  Commencement of Hearing Process

                  Section Ed 1004.09  Denial, Dismissal, or Withdrawal of Request for Hearing

                  Section Ed 1004.10  Scheduling, Mediation Proceedings and Hearings

                  Section Ed 1004.11  Elements of a Hearing

                  Section Ed 1004.12  Prehearing Procedures

                  Section Ed 1004.13  Voluntary Production of Information

                  Section Ed 1004.14  Motion to Compel Production of Information

                  Section Ed 1004.15  Hearing Procedures

                  Section Ed 1004.16  Agreement Prior to Hearing

                  Section Ed 1004.17  Continuance of Hearing

                  Section Ed 1004.18  Decision

                  Section Ed 1004.19  Impact on Provision of Services During Proceedings

                  Section Ed 1004.20  Civil Action

 

          PART Ed 1005  ABILITY TO SERVE ALL ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS

                  Section Ed 1005.01  Ability to Provide Full Range of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

 

          PART Ed 1006  ORDER OF SELECTION FOR SERVICES

                  Section Ed 1006.01  Determining Need for Establishing and Implementing an Order of Selection

                  Section Ed 1006.02  Establishing an Order of Selection

 

     PART Ed 1007  COMPARABLE SERVICES AND BENEFITS

                  Section Ed 1007.01  Determination of Availability of Comparable Services and Benefits

                  Section Ed 1007.02  Exempt Services

                  Section Ed 1007.03  Using Comparable Services or Benefits

 

          PART Ed 1008  PARTICIPATION OF INDIVIDUALS IN COST OF SERVICES BASED ON FINANCIAL NEED

                  Section Ed 1008.01  Financial Needs Assessment

                  Section Ed 1008.02  Services Exempt from Financial Needs Assessment

 

          PART Ed 1009  INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SERVICES

                  Section Ed 1009.01  Referring Individuals Under an Order of Selection

                  Section Ed 1009.02  Referring Individuals to Extended Employment Providers

                  Section Ed 1009.03  Criteria for Appropriate Referrals

 

          PART Ed 1010  PROVISION AND SCOPE OF SERVICES

                  Section Ed 1010.01  Processing Referrals

                  Section Ed 1010.02  Processing Applications

                  Section Ed 1010.03  Assessment for Determining  Eligibility and Priority for Services

                  Section Ed 1010.04  Eligibility Requirements

                  Section Ed 1010.05  Prohibited Factors

                  Section Ed 1010.06  Review and Assessment of Data for Eligibility Determination

                  Section Ed 1010.07  Trail Work Experiences for Individuals with Significant Disabilities

                  Section Ed 1010.08  Extended Evaluation for Certain Individuals with Significant Disabilities

                  Section Ed 1010.09  Data for Determination of Priority for Services under an Order of Selection

                  Section Ed 1010.10  Procedures for Ineligibility Determination

                  Section Ed 1010.11  Closure Without Eligibility Determination

                  Section Ed 1010.12  Development of the Individualized Plan for Employment

                  Section Ed 1010.13  Content of the Individualized Plan for Employment

                  Section Ed 1010.14  Record of Services

                  Section Ed 1010.15  Scope of Vocational Rehabilitation Services for Individuals with Disabilities

                  Section Ed 1010.16  Provision of Services for Individuals with Disabilities

 

          PART Ed 1011  STANDARDS FOR PROVIDERS OF SERVICES

                  Section Ed 1011.01  Special Communication Needs Personnel

 

          PART Ed 1012  INFORMED CHOICE

                  Section Ed 1012.01  Informed  Choice

                  Section Ed 1012.02  Information and Assistance in the Selection of Vocational Rehabilitation Services and Service Providers

                  Section Ed 1012.03  Methods or Sources of Information

 

          PART Ed 1013  ANNUAL REVIEW OF INDIVIDUALS IN EXTENDED EMPLOYMENT AND OTHER EMPLOYMENT UNDER SPECIAL CERTIFICATE PROVISIONS OF THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT

                  Section Ed 1013.01  Annual Review

 

          PART Ed 1014  REQUIREMENTS FOR CLOSING THE RECORD OF SERVICES OF AN INDIVIDUAL WHO HAS ACHIEVED AN EMPLOYMENT OUTCOME

                  Section Ed 1014.01  Closing the Record of Services

                  Section Ed 1014.02  Employment Outcome Achieved

                  Section Ed 1014.03  Employment Outcome Maintained

                  Section Ed 1014.04  Satisfactory Outcome

                  Section Ed 1014.05  Post-Employment Services

 

          PART Ed 1015  SUPPORTED EMPLOYMENT SERVICES PROGRAM

                  Section Ed 1015.01  Purpose

                  Section Ed 1015.02  Definitions

                  Section Ed 1015.03  Eligibility for Services

                  Section Ed 1015.04  Authorized Activities

                  Section Ed 1015.05  Developing Collaborative Agreements

                  Section Ed 1015.06  Information Collection and Reporting Requirements

                  Section Ed 1015.07  Coordinating Services and Activities

                  Section Ed 1015.08  Transition of an Individual to Extended Services

                  Section Ed 1015.09  Requirements for Successfully Rehabilitating an Individual in Supported Employment.

                  Section Ed 1015.10  Client Assistance Program

 

          PART Ed 1016  GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES PROGRAM AND CENTERS FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM

                  Section Ed 1016.01  Purpose

                  Section Ed 1016.02  Definitions

                  Section Ed 1016.03  Requirements for Processing Referrals and Applications

                  Section Ed 1016.04  Requirements for Determining Eligibility

                  Section Ed 1016.05  Requirements for Determining Ineligibility

                  Section Ed 1016.06  Review of Ineligibility Determination

                  Section Ed 1016.07  Requirements for an Independent Living Plan

                  Section Ed 1016.08  Initiation and Development of an Independent Living Plan

                  Section Ed 1016.09  Review

                  Section Ed 1016.10  Coordination with Vocational Rehabilitation, Developmental Disabilities, and Special Education Programs

                  Section Ed 1016.11  Termination of Services

                  Section Ed 1016.12  Maintaining Records for the Individual

                  Section Ed 1016.13  Durational Limitations on Independent Living Services

                  Section Ed 1016.14  Standards for Service Providers

                  Section Ed 1016.15  Use of Personal Information by Service Providers

                  Section Ed 1016.16  Release of Personal Information to Recipients of Independent Living Services

                  Section Ed 1016.17  Release of Personal Information for Audit, Evaluation, and Research

                  Section Ed 1016.18  Release to Other Programs or Authorities

                  Section Ed 1016.19  Review Procedures Available to Individuals

 

          PART Ed 1017  STATE INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES AND CENTERS FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING

                  Section Ed 1017.01  Definitions

                  Section Ed 1017.02  Independent Living Core Services

                  Section Ed 1017.03  Additional Independent Living Services

                  Section Ed 1017.04  Standards for Processing Referrals and Applications

                  Section Ed 1017.05  Standards for Service Providers

                  Section Ed 1017.06  Awarding Grants to Centers for Independent Living

                  Section Ed 1017.07  Order of Priorities for Allocating Funds Among Centers for Independent Living

                  Section Ed 1017.08  Procedures for Making a Grant for a New Center for Independent Living

                  Section Ed 1017.09  Procedures for Review of Centers for Independent Living

                  Section Ed 1017.10  Initiation of Enforcement Procedures by Director

                  Section Ed 1017.11  Information to be Included in Initial Written Notice from Director

                  Section Ed 1017.12  Issuing A Final Written Decision

                  Section Ed 1017.13  Information Included in Final Written Decision

                  Section Ed 1017.14  Appealing a Decision

                  Section Ed 1017.15  Action by Director upon Receipt of Center for Independent Living's Formal Written Appeal to the Secretary

 

          PART Ed 1018  INDEPENDENT LIVING SERVICES FOR OLDER INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE BLIND

                  Section Ed 1018.01  Purpose

                  Section Ed 1018.02  Definitions

                  Section Ed 1018.03  Services for Older Individuals Who Are Blind

                  Section Ed 1018.04  Administering the Program

 

          PART Ed 1019  NEW HAMPSHIRE BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PROGRAM

Section Ed 1019.01  Purpose

Section Ed 1019.02  Definitions

Section Ed 1019.03  Issuance of Vending Facility Licenses

Section Ed 1019.04  Licensing Procedure

Section Ed 1019.05  Partnerships

Section Ed 1019.06  Vending Routes

Section Ed 1019.07  Termination of Licenses

Section Ed 1019.08  Vending Facility Equipment and Initial Stock

Section Ed 1019.09  Maintenance and Replacement of Equipment

Section Ed 1019.10  Operator Ownership of Vending Facilities

Section Ed 1019.11  Setting Aside of Funds

Section Ed 1019.12  Distribution and Use of Income from Vending Machines on Federal Property

Section Ed 1019.13  Operating Agreement Between SBVI and Operator

Section Ed 1019.14  Transfer and Promotion of Operators

Section Ed 1019.15  Training Program

Section Ed 1019.16  Election, Organization and Functions of State Committee of Licensed Operators

Section Ed 1019.17  Administrative Reviews, Evidentiary Hearings, and Arbitration of Operator Complaints

Section Ed 1019.18  Access to Program and Financial Information

Section Ed 1019.19  Operator and SBVI Responsibilities

Section Ed 1019.20  State Licensing Rules

 

          PARTS Ed 1020 through Ed 1022 - RESERVED

 

          PART Ed 1023  INTERPRETER CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM

                  Section Ed 1023.01  Purpose

                  Section Ed 1023.02  Program Description

                  Section Ed 1023.03  Classification

                  Section Ed 1023.04  Applicability; Administration of Classification System Program

                  Section Ed 1023.05  Definitions

                  Section Ed 1023.06  Administration of State Classification Test; Classification Fees

                  Section Ed 1023.07  Application Process

                  Section Ed 1023.08  State Classification Test

                  Section Ed 1023.09  Administration of State Classification Test

                  Section Ed 1023.10  Classification of Interpreters

                  Section Ed 1023.11  Maintenance of Classification

                  Section Ed 1023.12  Raters

                  Section Ed 1023.13  Publication of Directory of Interpreters for the Deaf

                  Section Ed 1023.14  Retention of Test and Directory Data

                  Section Ed 1023.15  Appeal

 

CHAPTER Ed 1100 STANDARDS FOR THE EDUCATION OF STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES

          PART Ed 1101  PURPOSE AND SCOPE

Section Ed 1101.01  Purpose

Section Ed 1101.02  Scope

 

          PART Ed 1102  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Ed 1102.01  Definitions A-C

                  Section Ed 1102.02  Definitions D-G

                  Section Ed 1102.03  Definitions H-M

                  Section Ed 1102.04  Definitions N-R

                  Section Ed 1102.05  Definitions S-Z

 

          PART Ed 1103  PARTICIPANTS IN THE SPECIAL EDUCATION PROCESS

Section Ed 1103.01  IEP Team

Section Ed 1103.02  Parent Participation

 

          PART Ed 1104 – SPECIAL EDUCATION PROCESS SEQUENCE

                  Section Ed 1104.01  Sequence of Special Education Process

 

          PART Ed 1105  CHILD FIND

                  Section Ed 1105.01  Responsibilities of the Local Education Agency

                  Section Ed 1105.02  LEA Child Find Program

                  Section Ed 1105.03  Child Find for Children Placed in Homes for Children, Health Care Facilities, or State Institutions

                  Section Ed 1105.04  Child Find for Children Currently Receiving Family Centered Early Supports and Services

 

          PART Ed 1106  REFERRAL AND DISPOSITION OF REFERRAL

                  Section Ed 1106.01  Process; Provision of FAPE

 

          PART Ed 1107  EVALUATION

Section Ed 1107.01  Evaluation

Section Ed 1107.02  Evaluation Requirements for Children with Specific Learning Disabilities

Section Ed 1107.03  Independent Educational Evaluations

Section Ed 1107.04  Qualified Examiners

Section Ed 1107.05  Evaluation Report

 

          PART Ed 1108  DETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION

                  Section Ed 1108.01  Determination of Eligibility for Special Education

 

          PART Ed 1109  THE INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAM

Section Ed 1109.01  Elements of an Individualized Education Program

                  Section Ed 1109.02  Transportation

Section Ed 1109.03  When an IEP Is in Effect; IEP Meetings; Development, Review, and Revision of an IEP; Transition Services

Section Ed 1109.04  Copies of the IEP and Evidence of Implementation

Section Ed 1109.05  IEPs for Children Placed in Private Providers of Special Education or other non-LEA Programs by Public Agencies

Section Ed 1109.06  Monitoring and Annual Review of IEPs

 

          PART Ed 1110  EXTENDED SCHOOL YEAR SERVICES

                  Section  Ed 1110.01  Extended School Year Services

 

          PART Ed 1111  PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

Section Ed 1111.01  Placement in the Least Restrictive Environment

Section Ed 1111.02  Continuum of Alternative Educational Environments

Section Ed 1111.03  Placement Decisions

                  Section Ed 1111.04  Home Instruction for School-Aged Children with Disabilities

 

          PART Ed 1112  PARENTALLY PLACED CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

                  Section Ed 1112.01  Parentally Placed Children with Disabilities When FAPE Is Not At Issue

                  Section Ed 1112.02  Children With Disabilities Enrolled by Their Parents in Private Schools When FAPE is at Issue

                  Section Ed 1112.03  Children with Disabilities Receiving Home Education

 

          PART Ed 1113  REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT AND OPERATION OF PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES ADMINISTERED BY LOCAL EDUCATION AGENCIES

Section Ed 1113.01  Applicability

Section Ed 1113.02  Required IEP Compliance; Programming in Appropriate Learning Environments

Section Ed 1113.03  Establishment of Education Programs for Children with Disabilities

Section Ed 1113.04  Behavioral Interventions

Section Ed 1113.05  Emergency Intervention Procedures

Section Ed 1113.06  RESERVED

Section Ed 1113.07  Prohibition on Mandatory Medication

Section Ed 1113.08  Curricula

Section Ed 1113.09  Equipment, Materials and Assistive Technology

Section Ed 1113.10  Class Size and Age Range

Section Ed 1113.11  Facilities and Location

Section Ed 1113.12  Personnel Standards

Section Ed 1113.13  Diplomas

Section Ed 1113.14  The Length of the School Year

Section Ed 1113.15  The Length of the School Day

 

          PART Ed 1114  STANDARDS FOR APPROVAL OF PRIVATE PROVIDERS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION AND NON-LEA PROGRAMS

                  Section Ed 1114.01  Applicability

                  Section Ed 1114.02  Definition

                  Section Ed 1114.03  Governance

                  Section Ed 1114.04  Administration

                  Section Ed 1114.05  Program Requirements

                  Section Ed 1114.06  Responsibilities of Private Providers of Special Education or Other Non-LEA Programs in the Implementation of IEPs

                  Section Ed 1114.07  Behavioral Interventions

                  Section Ed 1114.08  Emergency Intervention Procedures

                  Section Ed 1114.09  RESERVED

                  Section Ed 1114.10  Qualifications and Requirements for Instructional, Administrative, and Support Personnel

                  Section Ed 1114.11  Employee and Volunteer Background Investigations

                  Section Ed 1114.12  Change in Placement or Termination of the Enrollment of a Child With a Disability

                  Section Ed 1114.13  Parent Access to Education Records

                  Section Ed 1114.14  Class Size

                  Section Ed 1114.15  Calendar Requirements

                  Section Ed 1114.16  Physical Facilities

                  Section Ed 1114.17  Child Care

                  Section Ed 1114.18  Health and Medical Care

                  Section Ed 1114.19  Insurance Coverage

                  Section Ed 1114.20  Photography and Audio or Audio-Visual Recording

                  Section Ed 1114.21  Emergency Planning and Preparedness

                  Section Ed 1114.22  Protections Afforded to Children with Disabilities

 

          PART Ed 1115  SURROGATE PARENTS

                  Section Ed 1115.01  Basis for Appointment of a Surrogate Parent

Section Ed 1115.02  Initiating a Request for Appointment of a Surrogate Parent

Section Ed 1115.03  Investigation and Determination of the Need for a Surrogate Parent

Section Ed 1115.04  Requesting Appointment of a Surrogate Parent

Section Ed 1115.05  Appointment

Section Ed 1115.06  Selection of Surrogate Parents

Section Ed 1115.07  Training of Surrogate Parents

Section Ed 1115.08  Responsibilities of Surrogate Parents

 

          PART Ed 1116  ALTERNATIVE METHODS FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF SURROGATE PARENTS

                  Section Ed 1116.01  Applicability

                  Section Ed 1116.02  Assignment of a Surrogate Parent for an Unaccompanied Child who is or may be a Child with a Disability

                  Section Ed 1116.03  Appointment of a Surrogate Parent by Court Order for a Child who is or might be a Child with a Disability

                  Section Ed 1116.04  Appointment of Foster Parents as Surrogate Parents Pursuant to RSA 186-C:14-a

 

          PART Ed 1117  EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WHO MAY BE SUBJECT TO COURT ORDERED RESIDENTIAL PLACEMENT IN HOMES FOR CHILDREN, HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, OR STATE INSTITUTIONS

Section Ed 1117.01  Purpose and Scope

Section Ed 1117.02  Definitions

Section Ed 1117.03  Review Procedures for Children Previously Determined to Have Disabilities

Section Ed 1117.04  Emergency Placement Review Procedures for Children Previously Determined to have Disabilities

Section Ed 1117.05  Review Procedures for Children Not Previously Determined to Have Disabilities

Section Ed 1117.06  Dispute Resolution Procedures

Section Ed 1117.07  Transfer of Student Records

 

          PART Ed 1118  INCARCERATED CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

                  Section 1118.01  Definitions

                  Section 1118.02  Eligible Offenders with Disabilities Incarcerated in State Correctional Facilities

                  Section 1118.03  Incarcerated Children Under the Age of 18

                  Section 1118.04  Children with Disabilities Incarcerated in County Correctional Facilities

 

          PART Ed 1119  CONFIDENTIALITY OF INFORMATION

Section Ed 1119.01  Confidentiality Requirements

Section Ed 1119.02  Disciplinary Information

 

          PART Ed 1120  PROCEDURAL SAFEGUARDS

                  Section Ed 1120.01  Applicability; Transfer of Rights

                  Section Ed 1120.02  Rights and Responsibilities

                  Section Ed 1120.03  Written Prior Notice

                  Section Ed 1120.04  Parental Consent

                  Section Ed 1120.05  Parental Refusal of Consent; Initiation of Due Process Hearing by LEA

                  Section Ed 1120.06  Parental Failure to Respond; Implementation of Changes by LEA

                  Section Ed 1120.07  Independent Educational Evaluations

                  Section Ed 1120.08  Public and Private Insurance

 

          PART Ed 1121  COMPLAINT PROCEDURES

Section Ed 1121.01  Filing a Complaint

Section Ed 1121.02  Investigation of Complaints and Complaint Procedures

Section Ed 1121.03  Resolution of Complaints

Section Ed 1121.04  Reconsideration and Appeals

 

          PART Ed 1122  ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

                  Section Ed 1122.01  Availability of Alternative Dispute Resolution

                  Section Ed 1122.02  Forms of Alternative Dispute Resolution

                  Section Ed 1122.03  Alternative Dispute Resolution Results

                  Section Ed 1122.04  Appointment of a Hearing Officer

 

          PART Ed 1123  ADMINISTRATIVE DUE PROCESS HEARING PROCEDURE

Section Ed 1123.01  Conducting Administrative Due Process Hearings

Section Ed 1123.02  Sequence of an Administrative Due Process Hearing

Section Ed 1123.03  Filing a Due Process Hearing Complaint

Section Ed 1123.04  Initiation of Administrative Due Process Hearing by Parents or by LEA

Section Ed 1123.05  Required Notice for Filing Administrative Due Process Hearing Complaint

Section Ed 1123.06  Commencement of Hearing Process

Section Ed 1123.07  Scheduling of Alternative Dispute Resolution, Prehearing Conference, and Due Process Hearing

Section Ed 1123.08  Resolution Process

Section Ed 1123.09  Time of Hearing

Section Ed 1123.10  Parental Withdrawal of Due Process Hearing Complaint

Section Ed 1123.11  Local Education Agency Responsibilities when an Administrative Due Process Hearing Complaint is Filed

Section Ed 1123.12  Department Administrative Due Process Hearing Responsibilities

Section Ed 1123.13  Voluntary Production of Information

Section Ed 1123.14  Motion to Compel Production of Information

Section Ed 1123.15  Prehearing Procedures

Section Ed 1123.16  Notification Concerning Agreement

Section Ed 1123.17  Hearing Procedures

Section Ed 1123.18  Hearing Officer Decision

Section Ed 1123.19  Extension of 45-Day Period

Section Ed 1123.20  Appeal of Decision of Hearing Officer

Section Ed 1123.21  Copies of Decisions to be Available

Section Ed 1123.22  Post-hearing Matters

Section Ed 1123.23  Child’s Status During Proceedings

Section Ed 1123.24  Hearing Officers

Section Ed 1123.25  Expedited Due Process Hearings

 

          PART Ed 1124  DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

                  Section Ed 1124.01  Disciplinary Procedures

                  Section Ed 1124.02  Services for Children with Disabilities Removed from Current Placement

 

          PART Ed 1125  STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION ENFORCEMENT

Section Ed 1125.01  Department of Enforcement of These Regulations

Section Ed 1125.02  Enforcement Procedures

Section Ed 1125.03  Opportunity for a Hearing

Section Ed 1125.04  Financial Audits

 

          PART Ed 1126  STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION MONITORING OF EDUCATIONAL SERVICES AND PROGRAMS FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES

                  Section Ed 1126.01  Local Education Agency Request for Special Education Funds

                  Section Ed 1126.02  Criteria for Approval of Public and Non-Public Programs

                  Section Ed 1126.03  Program Approval of Public and Non-Public Programs

                  Section Ed 1126.04  Waiver Process for Placements in Approved In-State Programs

                  Section Ed 1126.05  Placements in In-State Programs Not Currently Approved to Provide Special Education and Related Services

                  Section Ed 1126.06  Out-Of-State Placements

                  Section Ed 1126.07  New Hampshire Special Education Information System (NHSEIS)

 

          PART Ed 1127  CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES IN PLACEMENT FOR WHICH DCYF HAS FINANCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Section Ed 1127.01  Definitions

Section Ed 1127.02  Application and Criteria for Financial Assistance

Section Ed 1127.03  Limitations and Financial Liability

Section Ed 1127.04  Criteria for State Payments

 

          PART Ed 1128  SPECIAL EDUCATION AID

Section Ed 1128.01  Definitions

Section Ed 1128.02  Reimbursement

Section Ed 1128.03  Limitations on Reimbursement

Section Ed 1128.04  Application for Special Education Aid

Section Ed 1128.05  Calculation of Cost of Special Education

Section Ed 1128.06  Emergency Assistance

Section Ed 1128.07  Proration

Section Ed 1128.08  State Aid For In-District Programs

 

          PART Ed 1129  RATE SETTING

Section Ed 1129.01  Definitions

Section Ed 1129.02  Rate Setting Budget Proposal

Section Ed 1129.03  Form 1129A: Cover Sheet

Section Ed 1129.04  Form 1129B: Personnel

Section Ed 1129.05  Form 1129C: Assets and Depreciation

Section Ed 1129.06  Form 1129D: Program Data

Section Ed 1129.07  Form 1129E: Revenues

Section Ed 1129.08  Form 1129F: Expenses by Line Item

Section Ed 1129.09  General Rate Setting Information

Section Ed 1129.10  Allowable Costs

Section Ed 1129.11  Non-Allowable Costs

Section Ed 1129.12  Reasonable Costs

Section Ed 1129.13  Direct Costs

Section Ed 1129.14  Indirect Costs

Section Ed 1129.15  Basis of Accounting

Section Ed 1129.16  Method of Allocation

Section Ed 1129.17  Form 1129.11: Rate Computations for Instruction, Room and Board, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Speech Therapy and Counseling

Section Ed 1129.18  Audit Requirements

Section Ed 1129.19  Rate Notification

Section Ed 1129.20  Hearing Mechanism for Special Education Rates

Section Ed 1129.21  The Joint Rate Setting Process

Section Ed 1129.22  Joint Rate Notification

Section Ed 1129.23  Hearing Mechanism for Jointly Set Special Education Rates

 

CHAPTER Ed 1200  RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION FOR CHILDREN

          PART Ed 1201  LIMITING THE USE OF CHILD RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION PRACTICES

                  Section Ed 1201.01  Definitions

                  Section Ed 1201.02  Written Policies Required

 

          PART Ed 1202  RESTRAINT AND SECLUSION

                  Section Ed 1202.01  Written Policies Required

                  Section Ed 1202.02  Duty to Report

                  Section Ed 1202.03  Review of Records

 

          PART Ed 1203  COMPLAINTS AND INVESTIGATION

                  Section Ed 1203.01  Filing a Complaint

                  Section Ed 1203.02  Review of Complaint Filed

                  Section Ed 1203.03  Investigative Process

 

CHAPTER Ed 1300  ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION AND REGIONAL CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

          PART Ed 1301  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Ed 1301.01  Definitions

         

          PART Ed 1302  PLANNING, DESIGNATION, AND IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEW REGIONAL CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER FOR CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION

                  Section Ed 1302.01  Purpose

                  Section Ed 1302.02  Responsibility of School Boards for Receiving Board

 

          PART Ed 1303  RENOVATION OF EXISTING REGIONAL CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTERS

                  Section Ed 1303.01  Purpose

                  Section Ed 1303.02  Application for Initial Project Approval

                  Section Ed 1303.03  Application Approval

                  Section Ed 1303.04  Signed Agreement

                  Section Ed 1303.05  Criteria for Priority or Renovation Projects

                  Section Ed 1303.06  Substantial Changes to an Approved Project

 

          PART Ed 1304  ADVISORY COMMITTEES

                  Section Ed 1304.01  Advisory Committees

 

          PART Ed 1305  TUITION AND TRANSPORTATION COST DETERMINATIONS

                  Section Ed 1305.01  Purpose

                  Section Ed 1305.02  Tuition Cost Determination

                  Section Ed 1305.03  Transportation Cost Determination

 

          PART Ed 1306  OTHER CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

                  Section Ed 1306.01  Requirements for Pre-Engineering and Technology Programs

                  Section Ed 1306.02  Requirements for Automotive Technology Programs

 

          PART Ed 1307  RULES FOR THE ROBOTICS EDUCATION FUND

                  Section Ed 1307.01  Purpose of the Robotics Education Fund

                  Section Ed 1307.02  Scope

                  Section Ed 1307.03  Definitions

                  Section Ed 1307.04  Uses of Grant Funds for the Robotics Education Fund

                  Section Ed 1307.05  Eligibility Criteria

                  Section Ed 1307.06  Robotics Education Development Program Grant Application

                  Section Ed 1307.07  Review of Robotics Education Development Program Grant Application

                  Section Ed 1307.08  Robotics Education Development Program Grant Disbursement

 

CHAPTER Ed 1400 CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION - Moved to Ed 1300