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State Education Rules

State Education Rules
 

These current rules have been adopted by the State Board of Education, filed with the Secretary of State, and are, therefore, in effect.

Rules are listed in alphabetical order according to National Schools Boards Association (NSBA) codes. To sort by a particular category, simply click on any column heading.

To determine rules of the State Board of Education that have been recently adopted, sort the column 'Effective Date'.  The most recently adopted rules will appear at the end of the list.

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NSBA CodeEffective DateRule NumberTitleGuidance, Guidelines, & Resources
AF03 Nov 2010160-5-1-.02School Day and School Year for Students and Employees 
BCAEA 15 Jun 1998160-1-3-.04 School Law Tribunals and Appeals 
BCAEA(2)07 Mar 2002160-1-3-.07 Consolidated Hearings Under Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and Section 504  
BDH04 Oct 2006160-1-3-.02 Suspension of Rules and Laws (Waiver)  
BDH(2) 29 Jul 2010160-1-3-.09 Waivers and Variances of High School Graduation Assessments General Guidance for State Board of Education Rule 160-1-3-.09 WAIVERS AND VARIANCES OF HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION ASSESSMENTS
Guidelines Defining Other Academic Achievement Tests and Associated Minimum Passing Scores Qualifying for a Variance of High School Graduation Assessments
EBIA 11 Dec 1996160-5-5-.03 Asbestos Occupation Accreditation Program  
EDCB/JCDAD 29 May 2002160-5-3-.13 Student Safety  
DFB 31 May 2011160-5-3-.11 Standard Cost Development  
EDAC31 May 2011160-5-3-.02 Contracted Transportation Services  
EDAA 07 Mar 2012160-5-3-.01 Purchase of School Buses Georgia School Bus Specifications
CGB05 Oct 2000160-5-1-.22 Personnel Required  
DFBA 12 Sep 2002160-5-2-.02 Withholding of Funds From Local Units of Administration  
DIA29 Mar 1995160-5-2-.23 Financial Administration for Georgia Local Units of Administration Financial Management for Georgia Local Units of Administration
DIB13 Oct 2005160-5-2-.21 Annual Financial and Budget Reports Financial Management for Georgia Local Units of Administration
FFF(4) 11 Dec 1996160-5-4-.14 Sparsity Grant  
FFF(3) 30 May 2012160-5-4-.05Regular Advance and Low-Wealth Funding  
FFF(2) 30 May 2012160-5-4-.03 Applications for State Capital Outlay Funding  
FFF(1)30 May 2012160-5-4-.02 Capital Outlay Entitlement, Funding Requests, And Required Local Participation 
FFE30 May 2012160-5-4-.04 Special Appropriation for Public School Capital Outlay  
FEDB30 May 2012160-5-4-.16 Educational Facility Site, Construction, and Reimbursement Link to All Guidelines Referenced in Rule
FED(2) 30 May 2012160-5-4-.15 Processing of Plans and Specifications for Public School Construction Guide Book
FED(1)19 Jul 2000160-5-4-.10 Approval of Plans and Specifications  
FEB29 Mar 2001160-5-4-.08 School Size  
FD19 Jul 2000160-5-4-.01 Educational Facilities Construction Plan (Local Facilities Plan)  
EGD 08 Apr 1992160-5-3-.04 School Bus Insurance  
EF(2) 02 Sep 2009160-5-1-.07 Student Data Collection  
EF(1) 08 Jul 2004160-5-1-.03 Identification and Reporting of Schools State of Georgia Consolidated State Application Accountability Workbook
EE10 Aug 2011160-5-6-.01 Statewide School Nutrition Program  
EDCA03 Jul 2002160-5-3-.03School Bus Inspections  
EDC14 Apr 1996160-5-3-.14 Fuels and Explosives 
FGAD 30 May 2012160-5-4-.11 Design Professional Contracts And Fees 
FCG04 Mar 2009160-5-4-.18 Bidding Requirements for School Capital Outlay Projects Guidelines for Receiving State Capital Outlay Funds
GAD13 Nov 2003160-3-3-.04 Professional Learning GA Standards for Professional Learning Resource Guide
GAD(2) 03 Jan 1991160-4-9-.03 Statewide Vocational Staff Development Eligibility  
GAK 05 Oct 2000160-5-2-.50 Certified/Classified Personnel Information Certified/Classified Personnel Information (CPI) Guidelines and Documentation
GAM/GCRA 09 Oct 1994160-5-3-.15 Alcohol and Controlled Substances Testing  
GANA/JGCC 01 Nov 2011160-1-3-.03 Infectious Diseases CDC's Universal Precautions for Handling Blood and Body Fluids
GBA(4) 05 Oct 2000160-3-1-.01 Pay for Performance Program  
GBA(1) 09 Jun 1999160-4-3-.09 Extended-Year Vocational Education Projects  
GBA(2) 19 Jul 2000160-4-3-.11 Extended Day Grant ProgramGeorgia Work-Based Learning Manual
Agricultural Education Standards and Policies Manual
GBHA 03 Sep 1997160-3-3-.07 Mentor Teacher Program  
GBBA 03 Sep 2000160-4-8-.05 Guidance Counselors Guidance Counselor Guidelines?
GBRJ 14 Feb 1994160-5-1-.05 Substitute Teachers  
GBA(5) 30 Mar 2011160-5-2-.05 Experience for Salary Purposes  
IDAA(1) 07 Mar 2002160-4-10-.02 Vocational On-Site Program Evaluation  
IDA(1) 07 Mar 2002160-4-2-.01 The Quality Core Curriculum and Student Competencies Required by the Quality Basic Education (QBE) Act 
IDA(2)10 Feb 2011160-4-2-.03 List of State-Funded K-8 Subjects and 9-12 Courses for Students Entering Ninth Grade Prior to 2008 Department of Education Resource Manual for Gifted Education Programs
IDAE28 Sep 2011160-4-2-.05 Middle School Program Criteria  
IDCG 02 Sep 2009160-4-2-.09 Governor's Honors Program Instructional Descriptions, and Criteria for Selection in All Areas & Nomination Guidelines
IHE 03 Jan 2002160-4-2-.11 Promotion, Placement, and Retention Promotion and Retention Guidance
IDB11 Sep 2013160-4-2-.12 Comprehensive Health and Physical Education Program Plan  
IDC27 Nov 2013160-4-2-.14 Instructional Extension  
IDAG 29 Dec 1997160-4-2-.33 Values and Character Education  
IDAA(3) 05 Jun 1996160-4-3-.02 Local Plan/Application for Vocational Education  
IDDB01 Sep 2006160-4-5-.01 Remedial Education Georgia Department of Education Remedial Education Program Guidelines
IDAD09 Jun 1999160-4-8-.08 Career Education  
IDAH 01 Feb 1998160-4-8-.14 Regular Studies  
IDDC 24 Nov 2009160-4-2-.31 Hospital/Homebound (HHB) Services Hospital Homebound (HHB) Guidance
IDDL 07 May 1995160-4-3-.13 Youth Apprenticeship Programs  
IDDN 29 Jun 2011160-4-3-.14 Work-Based Learning Programs Georgia Work-Based Learning Manual
IDDG 29 May 2013160-4-5-.02 Language Assistance: Program for English Learners (ELs) 
IDDF(01) 01 Jul 2007160-4-7-.01 Purpose for Exceptional Students Rules  
IDDF(02) 29 May 2013160-4-7-.02Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) Implementation Manual for the Special Education State Rules
IDDF(03) 31 Mar 2010160-4-7-.03 Child Find Procedures  
IDDF(04) 31 Mar 2010160-4-7-.04 Evaluations and Reevaluations Implementation Manual for the Special Education State Rules
IDDF(05) 31 Mar 2010160-4-7-.05 Eligibility Determination and Categories of Eligibility Implementation Manual for the Special Education State Rules
IDDF(06) 01 Jul 2007160-4-7-.06 Individualized Education Program (IEP) Implementation Manual for the Special Education State Rules
IDDF(07) 31 Mar 2010160-4-7-.07 Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) Implementation Manual for the Special Education State Rules
IDDF(08) 01 Jul 2007160-4-7-.08 Confidentiality of Personally Identifiable Information  
IDDF(09) 29 May 2013160-4-7-.09 Procedural Safeguards/Parents Rights Implementation Manual for the Special Education State Rules
IDDF(10) 01 Jul 2007160-4-7-.10 DisciplineImplementation Manual for the Special Education State Rules
IDDF(11) 01 Jul 2007160-4-7-.11 Surrogate Parent  
IDDF(12) 31 Mar 2010160-4-7-.12 Dispute ResolutionImplementation Manual for the Special Education State Rules
IDDF(13) 01 Jul 2007160-4-7-.13 Private Schools Implementation Manual for the Special Education State Rules
IDDF(14) 01 Jul 2007160-4-7-.14 Personnel, Facilities and Caseloads  
IDDF(15) 01 Jul 2007160-4-7-.15 Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Support (GNETS)  
IDDF(16) 01 Jul 2007160-4-7-.16 Georgia Learning Resources System (GLRS)  
IDDF(17) 01 Jul 2007160-4-7-.17 Required Reports Implementation Manual for the Special Education State Rules
IDDF(19) 31 Mar 2010160-4-7-.19Services for Agency-Placed Students Implementation Manual for the Special Education State Rules
IDDF(20) 01 Jul 2007160-4-7-.20 Mandatory Pre-Determination of Local Educational Agency's Inability to Provide Services to (a) Student(s) with Disability  
IDDF(21) 01 Jul 2007160-4-7-.21 Definitions  
IDDM 02 Jun 2010160-4-8-.12 Alternative Education Programs  
IDE(1) 01 Nov 2011160-5-1-.18 Competitive Interscholastic Activities in Grades 6-12 Preparticipation Physical Form
IDFA/MDBA 06 May 2001160-5-1-.20 Gender Equity in Sports 
IDDF(18) 31 Mar 2010160-4-7-.18 Grants for Services  
IDDD 30 May 2012160-4-2-.38 Education Program for Gifted Students Gifted Education Services
II 03 May 2011160-3-1-.07 Testing Programs - Student Assessment Manuals Associated with Georgia High School Graduation Tests
Manuals Associated with Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests
Manuals Associated with End of Course Tests
Student Assessment Handbook
IHF(2) 07 Dec 1993160-4-2-.06 High School Graduation Requirements  
IHA03 May 2011160-4-2-.13 Statewide Passing Score  
JNA 09 Dec 2004160-4-2-.23 Georgia Scholar Program  
IHF(1) 01 Aug 1993160-4-2-.30 High School Graduation Requirements  
IGB 05 Oct 2000160-4-2-.32 Student Support Team Student Support Teams (SST) Manual
IDCH 03 Feb 2010160-4-2-.34 Dual Enrollment Dual Enrollment Guidance
FTE Data Collection Program Codes and Weights
IHF(3) 03 Jul 1995160-4-2-.36 High School Graduation Requirements  
IHF(4) 03 Aug 1998160-4-2-.46 High School Graduation Requirements for Students Enrolling in the Ninth Grade for the First Time in the 1997-98 School Year and Subsequent Years  
IDG(1) 09 Mar 1998160-4-3-.06 Short-Term Adult Agribusiness Program Agricultural Education Standards and Policies Manual
IDG(2) 09 Mar 1998160-4-3-.07 Young Farmer Agribusiness (YFA) Program Agricultural Education Standards and Policies Manual
IDG(3) 09 Mar 1998160-4-3-.08 Food Systems Technology Program Agricultural Education Standards and Policies Manual
JGF 20 Dec 1990160-4-3-.10 Eye Protection Practice for Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection, American National Standards Institute, Z87 .1-1968
IFBD 15 Jun 1998160-4-4-.01 Media Programs Guidance for Flexible Media Scheduling
IFAA(1) 10 Feb 2011160-4-4-.10 Textbook/Instructional Materials Selection and Recommendation Georgia Learning Resources Guide (state guide)
IFAA(2) 28 Feb 2007160-4-4-.20 Textbook/Instructional Materials Advisory Committee  
JE03 Sep 2000160-4-8-.01 Student Support Services  
JGI 17 Oct 1990160-4-8-.04 Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting  
JD12 Aug 2004160-4-8-.15 Student Discipline  
IEB01 Feb 2012160-4-9-.04 Charter Schools Definitions Guidance for Charter School Rule
IEC29 Aug 2007160-5-1-.08 Class Size  
JB04 Dec 2012160-5-1-.10 Student AttendanceStudent Attendance Guidance
Guidance for the Student Teen Election Participant (STEP) Program
JS15 Jun 1998160-5-1-.12 Student Fees and Charges/Required Student Equipment and Materials  
JR06 Jul 1999160-5-1-.14 Transfer of Student Records Common Records Retention Schedules for School Systems
JBC(4) 29 Apr 2013160-5-1-.15 Awarding Units of Credit and Acceptance of Transfer Credit And/Or GradesGuidelines for Rule 160-5-1-.15
JBC(2) 14 Aug 1997160-5-1-.24Procedure for Requesting Student Social Security Numbers 
JBCCA 05 Oct 2000160-5-4-.09Limited Public School Choice  
JEA/IGA 10 Aug 2011160-4-8-.09 Student Advisement  
JGCC/GANA 01 Nov 2011160-1-3-.03 Infectious Diseases  
JCDAD/EDCB 29 May 2002160-5-3-.13 Student Safety 
KL12 Sep 2012160-1-3-.05Assessment of Costs  
KN15 Jun 1998160-1-3-.06 Petition for Acting on an Agency Rule or State Law  
GAD(3) 13 Nov 2003160-3-3-.10 Professional Learning Unit (PLU) Program Approval GA Standards for Professional Learning Resource Guide
IDAF 10 Feb 2011160-4-2-.07 Instruction in United States and Georgia History and Government  
IDA(3) 23 Apr 2014160-4-2-.20 List of State-Funded K-8 Subjects and 9-12 Courses for Students Entering Ninth Grade in 2008 and Subsequent Years  
IHF(5) 07 Mar 2002160-4-2-.47 High School Graduation Requirements for Students Enrolling in the Ninth Grade for the First Time in the 2002-03 School Year and Subsequent Years  
IHF(6) 10 Aug 2011160-4-2-.48 High School Graduation Requirements for Students Enrolling in the Ninth Grade for the First Time in the 2008-09 School Year and Subsequent Years GA High School Graduation Requirements Guidance
IFBH 29 Oct 2008160-4-5-.03 Supplemental Educational Services (SES) in Title I Schools Guidelines for the Implementation of State Board of Education Rule 160-4-5-.03 Supplemental Educational Services in Title I Schools
JBCCA(2) 04 Oct 2006160-4-8-.16 Unsafe School Choice Option (USCO) Unsafe School Choice Option Guidelines
JGEB 13 Oct 2005160-4-8-.17 Case Management Consultation for Agency Placed Transfer Students  
IEB(2) 28 Sep 2011160-4-9-05 Charter Schools Petition Process 
IEB(3) 28 Sep 2011160-4-9-06 Charter Authorizers, Financing and Management  
MDA13 Jan 2005160-5-1-.13 Regional Educational Service Agencies  
JBC12 Sep 2012160-5-1-.28 Student Enrollment and Withdrawal Guidance for the Student Enrollment and Withdrawal Rule
DJ(1) 05 Mar 2008160-5-1-.29 Minimum Direct Classroom Expenditures 
IAB(5) 24 Nov 2009160-5-1-.33Investing in Educational Excellence (IE2): Local Education Agency Contracts for Flexibility, and Accountability Guidance on Investing in Educational Excellence Partnership (IE2) Contracts
JNB03 Mar 2010160-5-1-.34Georgia Special Needs Scholarship Program 
JGF(2) 29 Jul 2010160-5-1-.35 Seclusion and Restraint for All StudentsGuidance for Seclusion and Restraint for All Students
BBB05 Feb 2014160-5-1-.36 Local School Board GovernanceOverview
Timeline
Guidance
Standards
Model Code of Ethics
Model Conflict of Interest
Sample Compliance Forms
Preclearance Memo & Sample Memo
Powerpoint Presentation (1/21/2011)
DFFA05 Mar 2008160-5-2-.06 Residential Facility Grant 
EDF13 Oct 2005160-5-3-.16 Bus Transportation Records 
IAB(1) 10 Aug 2011160-7-1-.01 Single Statewide Accountability System.  
IFBGD 10 Aug 2011160-8-1-.01 Georgia Virtual School Program  
IDDH03 May 2006160-4-2-.17 Early Intervention Program (EIP) Early Intervention Program Guidelines
MDBA/IDFA 06 May 2001160-5-1-.20 Gender 
EDD03 May 2006160-5-3-.10 Student Transportation Funding Surveys  
IDDF (19) 31 Mar 2010160-4-7-19 Services for Agency-Placed Students  
GCBA01 Feb 2012160-5-3-.08SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS 
JGC12 Sep 2012160-4-8-.18Diabetes Medical Management PlansGuidelines for the Care Needed for Students with Diabetes
FGD12 Sep 2012160-5-4-.22 Guaranteed Energy Savings Performance Contracts for Public School FacilitiesGuideline for Energy Savings Performance