The Administrative Procedure Act (Chapter 25 of Title 3 of Vermont Statutes Annotated, also known as the "APA") governs the adoption of rules by executive branch agencies, including the State Board of Education. The State Board, by virtue of 16 V.S.A. §164(7) (and other statutes on particular subjects, for example special education--16 V.S.A. §2959(a)), has the authority to make legally-binding rules in order to assist in the interpretation, implementation, and enforcement of the education statutes.

State Board of Education Rulemaking Process

Rulemaking Pursuant to Act 173 of 2018

Public comment related to these rule series should be emailed to The public comment period has been extended to December 31, 2020.

Rule Series 1300

Draft Rules for Special Education Finance and Census-based Funding as Approved by SBE, SPED Finance and Census-based Funding

Rule Series 2360

Vermont State Board Rule 2360-2369 Final Draft for Filing Annotated

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