256.11A  Guidance program--media services program--waiver.

1.  Schools and school districts unable to meet the standard adopted by the state board requiring each school or school district operating a kindergarten through grade twelve program to provide an articulated sequential elementary- secondary guidance program may, not later than August 1, 1995, for the school year beginning July 1, 1995, file a written request to the department of education that the department waive the requirement for that school or school district. The procedures specified in subsection 3 apply to the request. Not later than August 1, 1996, for the school year beginning July 1, 1996, the board of directors of a school district or the authorities in charge of a nonpublic school may request a one-year extension of the waiver.

2.  Not later than August 1, 1995, for the school year beginning July 1, 1995, the board of directors of a school district, or authorities in charge of a nonpublic school, may file a written request with the department of education that the department waive the rule adopted by the state board to establish and operate a media services program to support the total curriculum for that district or school. The procedures specified in subsection 3 apply to the request. Not later than August 1, 1996, for the school year beginning July 1, 1996, the board of directors of a school district or the authorities in charge of a nonpublic school may request an additional one-year extension of the waiver.

3.  A request for a waiver filed by the board of directors of a school district or authorities in charge of a nonpublic school shall describe actions being taken by the district or school to meet the requirement for which the district or school has requested a waiver.

Section History: Recent form

  88 Acts, ch 1262, § 3; 89 Acts, ch 210, § 6; 90 Acts, ch 1272, § 41; 92 Acts, ch 1159, §3; 93 Acts, ch 4, § 1; 93 Acts, ch 52, § 1; 94 Acts, ch 1091, §14; 95 Acts, ch 96, §1


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