Department of Education



Article 24:05 (Special Education): 24:05:13:01.; 24:05:16; 24:05:16:05.; 24:05:16:16.03.; 24:05:16:16.04.; 24:05:16:16.05.; 24:05:16:16.06.; 24:05:16:16.07.; 24:05:19:05.09.; 24:05:19:05.10.; 24:05:19:05.11.; 24:05:21:05.; 24:05:25:04.03.; 24:05:28:10.; 24:05:31:02.; and 24:05:32:03.02.

The effect of the rules will be to update state rules to accurately reflect the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) rules amended by Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and correct the definition of preschool age and preschool program to align with the IDEA preschool age. The reason for adopting the proposed rules is ensure federal and state rule reference and language aligns.

New content is added below as the draft rules move through the rule-making process.







Interim Rules Hearing
Important Dates
Public Hearing:
Comment Deadline:
Interim Rules Committee Hearing:
Filed-Secretary of State:
Rule Effective:
05/11/2020
05/06/2020
06/09/2020
06/16/2020
07/06/2020
Agency Contact: Ferne Haddock mail to: DOEAdminRules@state.sd.us