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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2015-00690


CCR details

Tracking Number 2015-00690
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 300 Department of Education
Agency 301 Colorado State Board of Education
CCR Number 1 CCR 301-2
CCR Title ADMINISTRATION OF GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (GED) TESTING PROGRAM

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 10/09/2015
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2015-00690.doc
Statutory Authority 22-2-106(1) (a), 22-2-107(1) (c), 22-2-112 (2), and 22-33-104.7 C.R.S.
Description of Subjects/Issues The statute referencing the general educational development tests, section 22-33-102 (7), was repealed in 2014 and replaced new reference for high school equivalency examination, section 22-33-102 (8.5), and the accompanying rules are therefore obsolete.
Purpose/Objective of Rule Pursuant to 22-2-106 (1)(a) and 22-2-107(1)(c), C.R.S., the State Board of Education shall promulgate and adopt policies, rules and regulations concerning general supervision of the public schools, the department, and the educational programs maintained and operated by all state governmental agencies for persons who have not completed the twelfth-grade level of instruction. Section 22-33-102 (8.5) authorizes the State Board of education to approve the High School Equivalency Examination(s) utilized in Colorado.
Comments NOTE added 11/23/2015: The GED rules, originally noticed for a repeal has been changed to an amendment of the rules as directed by the Office of Legislative Legal Services for the inclusion of credentialing and fees for the high school equivalency exam. This amendment also includes changing the title of the rules from Rules for the Administration of the General Educational Development (GED) Testing Program to Rules for the Administration of the High School Equivalency (HES) Examination Program. See revised proposed rules at http://www.cde.state.co.us/postsecondary/ged
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? No
Hearing Date 12/09/2015
Hearing Time 02:00 PM
Hearing Location Colorado Department of Education, State Board Room 101
Contact Name Elizabeth Burdsall
Contact Title Interim Director
Contact Telephone 303-866-6809
Contact email burdsall_e@cde.state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02015-00690.DOC
Adopted Date 12/09/2015
AGO requested date 12/14/2015
Attorney General Opinion 12/21/2015
Colorado Register publication date 01/10/2016
Effective Date 01/30/2016
Inserted into CCR 01/26/2016