Complete Table of Contents

COMPLETE TABLE OF CONTENTS (Including Topic Areas)
 
  This version of the Table of Contents contains a list of topics covered by each particular set of series rules. Clicking on the "title" links will download a *PDF file for that particular rules series. The rules are also available as a single download (2.71MB).

NOTE: Some of the series PDFs may contain more than one set of rules due to the small size of a particular set of series rules (e.g., the 9100 series PDF link ["Net Cost Per Pupil] also contains the series rules 9200 through 9500).
   
 

Series

  Title

  Table of Contents
     

1100

  The State Agency of Education

1110

  Establishment

1120

  Powers and Duties

1130

  Structure of the State Agency of Education

1200

  State Board of Education

1210

  Organization

1220

  Meetings

1230

  Rules of Practice

1240

  Exception to Rules

1250

  Discrimination

1251

  Reasonable Accommodations

1252

  Instruction for Homebound and Hospitalized Students

1253

  Hearings Under Section 504

1260

  Waivers
 

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2000

 

Education Quality Standards

2100

  Statutory Authority

2111

  Adoption of Student Performance Standards

2120

  Specific School Quality Standards

2120.8.7

  Graduation Requirements; Instructional Practices;  Curriculum Leadership, Content and Coordination

2121

  Variance

2122

  System for Determining Compliance with School Quality Standards

2123

  Effective Date
     

2150

  Governor's Diploma (Repealed 8/04)
     

2194

  Educational Support System
     

2195

  Grant Applications for Training Funds

   

2200

  Independent School Program Approval **

2228

  Special Education Approval of Independent Schools

2229

  Corrections Education Program

2230

  Approval of Tutorial Programs
   

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2231

  Approval of Distance Learning Schools

2232

  Statutory Authority

2234

  Procedures and Standards
     

2240

  Post-secondary Schools

2240

  Certification of Post-secondary Schools

2241

  Certification of Vermont-Based Post-secondary Schools

2242

  Certification of Post-secondary Schools Doing Business in Vermont Whose Primary Operation Lies Outside of Vermont

2243

  Review Process - Schools Chartered In and Out of Vermont

2250

  Preservation of Post-secondary Institutions' Student Records

2266

  Post-secondary Correspondence Schools
 

2270

  Private Kindergarten Approval

   

2300

  Length of School Day and Year
Includes attendance requirements; minimum instructional hours by grade level (including recess/lunch), etc.

2343

  Vermont Secondary Equivalency Program (GED)  

2350

  Driver and Traffic Safety Education Programs
   

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2360

 

Special Education **NOTE: A Special Education Guide (containing special education rule 2360 and other pertinent State Board of Education rules related to special education) is available at the bottom of the page. The Guide also contains a table of contents and an index for reference purposes.

2361

  Essential Early Education (EEE) Eligibility of Children Age Three Years up to the Sixth Birthday

2362

  Eligibility for Children Ages Six Years Through Twenty One

2363

  Individualized Education Program (IEP)

2364

  Least Restrictive Environment (LRE)

2365

  Parental Rights and Confidentiality of Information

2366

  State Funding for Special Education

2368

  Children with Disabilities Enrolled by their Parents in Independent Schools and in Home Study

2369

  Educational Surrogate Parents
   

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2370

  Vocational-Technical Education

2371

  Entitlement to Technical Education

2372

  State-wide Provision of Technical Education

2373

  Adult & Post-secondary Technical Education Programming

2374

  Service Regions

2375

  Governance

2376

  School Quality Procedures

2377

  Technical Education Program Evaluations

2378

  Safety in Technical Programs

2379

  Required Staffing of Technical Centers

2380

  Quality Criteria for Technical Education Programs & New Program Approval

2381

  Pre-Tech Programs

2382

  Instructional Time

2383

  Program Completion

2384

  Program Advisory Committees

2385

  Work-based Learning

2386

  Career Development

2387

  Student Services

2388

  Credits and Graduation Requirements

2389

  Reporting Requirements for Technical Education

2390

  Establishing the Costs for Technical Education

2391

  Calculation of Technical Education Tuition for Technical Centers

2392

  School District Payments to Technical Centers

2393

  Tuition Reconciliation

2394

  Other Tuitions for Technical Education Programs

2395

  State Support for Technical Education

2396

  Equipment: Inventory Management

2397

  Use and Maintenance of Technical Education Facilities

2398

  Collaborative Programs
   

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2400

  Adult Education

2410

  Adult Basic Education Funding Formula

2411

  Transition Provision
     

2500

  School Accountability System Based on Student Achievement 
     
2600
  Prekindergarten Education
2601
  Statement of Purpose and Applicability

2602

  Definitions

2603

  Establishing or Expanding Prekindergarten Education

2604

  Contracting with Existing Qualified Prekindergarten Programs

2605

  Districts Operating Prekindergarten Education Programs

2606

  Qualified Prekindergarten Education Programs

2607

  Staff Qualifications

2608

  Reporting the Costs of Prekindergarten Education

2609

  Reporting on the Effects of Prekindergarten Education

2610

  Grounds for Administrative Appeal Regarding a School District’s Prekindergarten Education Program
     

3000

  School District Organization 

3220

  Supervisory Union Adjustments

3230

  Vacancy of Superintendency

3240

  Superintendent

3250

  Fiscal Operations

3260

  Definition of Enrolled Pupils

3300

  Australian Ballot Budget Votes Under Act 60
     

4000

  Unsafe School Choice Option Policy
     

4100

  Student Safety

4200

  Alcohol and Drugs

4220

  Prescription Drugs
     
4300
  Disciplinary Action

4312

  Discipline Procedures for Students who are not eligible for Special Education Services, but who are or may be Qualified Individuals With Disabilities under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. §794; 34 CFR §104 et. seq.

4313

  Discipline Procedures for Students Eligible for Special Education Services
   

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4400

  Home Study Students **

4403

  Part-time Enrollment of Home Study Students in Public School Academic Programs

4404

  Participation of Home Study Students in Public School Co-curricular and Extra-curricular Activities

4405

  Use of School Facilities by Home Study Students
     

5100

  Licensing Regulations
The regulations governing the licensing of educators and the preparation of education professionals (Sections 5100-5900) are no longer part of the State Board of Education Manual of Rules and Practices. These rules now are under the purview of the Vermont Standards Board for Professional Educators (VSBPE). NOTE: When this change occurred, Rule 5436 Audiologists and Speech Language Pathologists, was not included. Use the link above to view the revised document reflecting the inclusion of section 5436.

5440

 

Supplement A: Licensing Endorsements
This document contains authorization descriptions and competency requirements associated with specific endorsements. NOTE: These authorizations now are under the purview of of the Vermont Standards Board for Professional Educators (VSBPE).

 

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6000

  School Buildings and Sites
6001
  School Bus Idling

6120

  Site Requirements

6130

  Application Procedure for Construction Aid

6140

  Questionable Costs of Spaces

6150

  Minimum Requirements

6160

  Energy Efficiency Standard

6200

  Energy Retrofit Projects

6300

  Variance

6400

  General Rules for Pre-qualification of Bidders on Contracts Over $250,000

6500

  Construction Management
     
   

NOTE: This rule series has been updated to include the new rules required by 23 V.S.A. §1282(f) for School Bus Idling. The bus idling rules are 6001-6005 and are effective as of May 1, 2008.

     

7000

  Relationship with Public, Other Agencies, and Institutions

7100

  Interstate Agreements

7200

  Relationship with Other Vermont State Agencies

7300

  Relationship with Other Educational Institutions and Agencies
     

8100

  School Lunch Programs

8200

  Approval of New Family Day Care Home Sponsors

8220

  Process

8230

  Criteria for Approval

8240

  Establishment of New Territories

8250

  Appeals Process

8260

  Designation of Day Care Home Sponsors and Territories
   

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9000

  Public Bids

9001

  Definitions

9002

  Waiver of Public Bidding Requirements
     

9100

  Net Cost Per Pupil

9103

  General Rule

9104

  Definitions

9105

  Elementary/Secondary Net Costs

9200

  Full Time Equivalent Enrollment of Pupils

9300

  Allowable and Extraordinary Transportation Expenditures

9400

  Sliding Scales [Repealed June 30, 1999]

9500

  Reporting Students for Whom English is Not the Primary Language
     

10000

  Coordination of Services to Children and Adolescents With a Severe Emotional Disturbance

10400

  Guidelines for Local Interagency Team Procedures

10500

  Protection of the Right to Consent and of Confidentiality

10600

  Dispute Resolution
     
    Complete Manual of Rules and Practices
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (**)
   
 

Additional information about the topics listed below is available in guides that include the basic State Board Rules related to the topic as well as other relevant rules and information:

  • Special Education Guide
    Vermont's special education regulations and other pertinent regulations related to special education are contained in various sections of the Vermont State Board Manual of Rules and Practices. This guide brings all references to special education related rules together in a single document.

  • Independent Schools Guide
    This guide brings all references to independent (private) school-related statutes and State Board of Education rules, together in a single document, in addition to required application forms.

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