Supplementary weighting plan for operational function sharing—special education director, 97.7(10)“c”
Adopted and Filed
Rule making related to supplementary weighting
The State Board of Education hereby amends Chapter 97, "Supplementary Weighting," Iowa Administrative Code.
Legal Authority for Rule Making
This rule making is adopted under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 256.7(5).
State or Federal Law Implemented
This rule making implements, in whole or in part, 2021 Iowa Acts, House File 847.
Purpose and Summary
This rule making adds a position, which was inadvertently omitted from recent amendments, to the supplementary weighting assignments for operational function sharing.
Public Comment and Changes to Rule Making
Notice of Intended Action for this rule making was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on February 9, 2022, as ARC 6185C. No public comments were received. No changes from the Notice have been made.
Adoption of Rule Making
This rule making was adopted by the State Board on March 24, 2022.
This rule making has no fiscal impact to the State of Iowa.
After analysis and review of this rule making, no impact on jobs has been found.
Any person who believes that the application of the discretionary provisions of this rule making would result in hardship or injustice to that person may petition the State Board for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 281—Chapter 4.
Review by Administrative Rules Review Committee
The Administrative Rules Review Committee, a bipartisan legislative committee which oversees rule making by executive branch agencies, may, on its own motion or on written request by any individual or group, review this rule making at its regular monthly meeting or at a special meeting. The Committee's meetings are open to the public, and interested persons may be heard as provided in Iowa Code section 17A.8(6).
This rule making will become effective on May 25, 2022.
The following rule-making action is adopted:
Amend paragraph 97.7(10)"c" as follows:
c. A school district that shares the operational functions of a curriculum director, master social worker, independent social worker, school counselor, work-based learning coordinator, special education director, or mental health professional shall be assigned a supplementary weighting of three pupils for the function. For the school budget years beginning July 1, 2022; July 1, 2023; and July 1, 2024, the weighting shall be two pupils.
[Filed 3/28/22, effective 5/25/22]
Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 4/20/22.