Regulations

Regulations Recently Filed by the Lieutenant Governor

(effective date is the day this regulation became law; regulation language posted below is unofficial until posted in the Alaska Administrative Code)


  • 4 AAC 06.713. Early Literacy Screening. Provides more clarity and flexibility. Effective 3/19/2014, Register 209, April 2014.

  • 4 AAC 06.885. School and District Accountability and recognition of high-performing schools and districts. Establishes expectations for small schools to qualify as reward schools. Effective 3/19/2014, Register 209, April 2014.

  • 4 AAC 33.090 - District-Operated Statewide or District-Wide Residential Schools. Amending this section to be in compliance with recently passed legislation affecting district-operated statewide and district-wide residential schools, number of residential schools, and variable-length programs allowed. Effective 2/21/2014, Register 209, April 2014.

  • 4 AAC 06.260 - 06.899 Government of Schools; 4 AAC 33.090 District-operated statewide residential educational programs; & 4 AAC 34.055 Plan of Service. Amending the chapter to implement new school and district accountability components and repeal accountability measures that no longer apply to schools and districts as a result of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) waiver. Effective October 16, 2013, Register 208, January 2014.

  • 4 AAC 58.100 – 4 AAQC 58.150; 4 AAC 58.900(7)-(9). Alaska State Museum services and acquisitions and deaccessions of artifacts. Clarifying procedures for purchasing artifacts, disposals and deaccessions, structure & appeals process of the MCAC. Effective 8/18/2013, Register 207, October 2013.

  • 4 AAC 06 Government of Schools, 4 AAC 07 Student Rights and Responsibilities, and 4 AAC 34.090 Bilingual-Bicultural Education. Repealing requirements for a standardized norm-reference test administration in grades 5 & 6, reporting the results, and repealing a student questionnaire that related to assessments, student records & definitions. Effective June 30, 2013, Register 206, July 2013.

  • 4 AAC 33.090(h). District-operated statewide residential education programs. Allows for variable term programs in residential educational programs. Effective June 8, 2013, Register 206, July 2013..

  • 4 AAC 31.040(a). School facilities construction and energy efficiency codes. Creates an energy efficient standard for school construction and major maintenance projects. Effective June 14, 2013, Register 206, July 2013..

  • 4 AAC 04.300 (b) – (c), State Accreditation for schools. Repeals existing accreditation standards and adopts by reference the Standards for Quality Schools, published by AdvanceED as of 2011. Effective 4/4/13, Register206, July 2013.

  • 4AAC 04.200, .205, .19.  Evaluation for teachers, administrators and special service providers. Effective February 16, 2013, Register 205, April 2013.

  • 4 AAC 33.426.  Core Course Requirements.  Effective February 16, 2013, Register 205, April 2013.

  • 4 AAC 43.  Alaska Performance Scholarship.  Effective February 16, 2013, Register 205, April 2013.

  • 4 AAC 12.308(a)(5); (b), Certification of professional teachers. Clarifying the acceptance of educator preparation programs and approval of instate educator preparation programs. Effective 12/27/12, Register 204, January 2013.

  • 4 AAC 33.500 – 4 AAC 44.590.  Termination of public school performance incentive program and establishment of public school growth and proficiency index.  Effective December 2, 2012, Register 204 January 2013.

  • 4 AAC 06.120(a)(2); 4 AAC 09.990(b)(2).  Chart of Accounts and state support of schools.  Effective December 2, 2012, Register 204 January 2013.

  • 4 AAC 04.010(a); 4 AAC 04.140(a); 4 AAC 04.150; 4 AAC 04.200(e)(4)(a), 5 (A)(i); 4 AAC 04.212(e)(3)(B); 4 AAC 04.300(b)(7); 4 AAC 06.075(e); 4 AAC 06.700(1); 4 AAC 06.710(2); 4 AAC 06.730(a); 4 AAC 06.737; 4 AAC 06.840(j)(2)(A), (k)(2). Amending regulations relating to the Content and Performance standards, including adoption of new content and performance standards, incorporating them by reference, and changing the name of the booklet that encompasses the cultural standards. Effective 10/16/2012, Register 204, January 2013.

  • 4 AAC12.305 – 4 AAC12.308; 4 AAC 12.330(a); 4 AAC 12.345(a)(2); 4 AAC 12.347(a)(2).  Teacher certification and educator preparation programs.  Clarifying acceptance of educator preparation programs and approval of instate educator preparation programs.  Effective 9/7/12, Register 203 October 2012.

  • 4 AAC 04.210. Highly Qualified. Amending repetitious & inconsistent language, updating the standards for teacher preparation and making the instate educator program approval more clear. Effective 9/7/12, Register 203 October 2012.

  • 4 AAC 43.020(a)(3), (b)(3), (c)(3).  Alaska Performance Scholarship and required WorkKeys scores.  Amending the score a student must obtain on the WorkKeys examination in order to qualify for the Alaska Performance Scholarship.  Effective 9/7/12, Register 203 October 2012.

  • 4 AAC 52.115; 180.  Timelines and Reevaluation for Special Education.  Extending the completion timeline for the evaluation summary and eligibility report (ESER),  and setting a timeline for completion of eligibility reevaluations.  Effective 9/7/12, Register 203 October 2012.

  • 4 AAC 06.185. Language Arts and Mathematics Objectives. (AMOs).  Applying the Annual Measurable Objectives (AMOs) from last year to this year’s student assessment results under No Child Left Behind. Effective 9/7/12, Register 203 October 2012.

  • 4 AAC 06.850, District Improvement.  Adopting the settlement agreement in the Moore v. State case and giving the commissioner authority to implement.  Effective 8/20/2012, Register 230, October 2012.

  • 4 AAC 33.055(d), Assessment cut scores for students with limited English Proficiency. Effective
    July 13, 2012, Register 203, October 2012.

  • 4 AAC 27.110, Pupil Transportation. New federal standards. Effective June 24, 2012, Register July 2012. Minimum Standards for Alaska School Buses

  • 4 AAC 06.775, Statewide assessment programs adopts by reference, Alaska Supplement for WorkKeys Assessment, 2011 edition. Effective 4/20/2012, Register 202, July 2012.

  • 4 AAC 43.030. Setting out specific course requirements that scholarship applicants graduating in or after 2015 will need to meet to be eligible for the Alaska Performance Scholarship, and providing for desk audits of districts that certify students as eligible for the Alaska Performance Scholarship. Effective 3/24/2012, Register 201, April 2012.

  • 4 AAC 12.370 Limited certificates; 4 AAC 12.372 Limited career or technical certificate; 4 AAC 12.385. Establishing a Limited Career and Technical Education Certificate. Effective 3/28/12, Register 201, April 2012.

  • 4 AAC 58.010. Museum Fees. Effective 11/27/11, Register 200, January 2012.

  • Assessment, Accountability & Information Management Clean-up: 4 AAC 04.155; 05.070; 05.080; 06.710; 06.738; 06.750; 06.755; 06.758; 06.761; 06.765; 06.771; 06.775; 06.776; 06.805; 06.830; 06.899. Effective October 3, 2011, Register 200, January 2012.

  • 4 AAC 43.035. Alaska Performance Scholarship Grace Period. Providing for a grace period for eligibility and district funds. Effective June 25, 2011, Register 198.

  • 4 AAC 12.305. Certification of Professional Teachers. Clarifying the requirements for Initial, Master, Provisional teaching certificates (Type A, B, C, & F), and a name changed for vocational education. Effective September 17, 2011, Register 199, October 2011.

  • 4 AAC 12.405(a) Teacher Certification Renewal; 4 AAC 18.005 Employment Application & 4 AAC 19.015 Evaluations. Effective September 2, 2011, Register 199, October, 2011.

  • 4 AAC 09.160. Fund Balance. Effective 6/19/11, Register 198, July 2011

  • 4 AAC 06.717. Work Ready/College Ready Transitional Skills Assessment. Requirements for the administration of the Work Keys assessment. Effective 6/8/11, Register 198, July 2011

  • 4 AAC 43. Alaska Performance Scholarship, curriculum requirements and grace period. Effective 2/25/2011, Register 197, April 2011. Setting out curriculum requirements for 2012 & 2013 and providing for a grace period.

  • 4 AAC 04.200Professional Content and Performance Standards. Effective 02/04/11, Register 197, April 2011.

  • 4 AAC 06.825; 4 ASAC 06.895; 4 AAC 06.899. Academic Indicators; Report Card to the Public, Definitions. Effective 02.04.11, Register 197, April 2011.

  • 4 AAC 40.010 – 40.050. Review and Appeal of Actions and Decisions Regarding Funding. Effective 12/29/10, Register 196, January 2011.

  • 4 AAC 52.700. Public School Foundation Program. Effective 12/10/10. Register 196, January 2011.

  • 4 AAC 43. Alaska Performance Scholarship Program. Effective November 4, 2010, Register 196, January 2011.

  • 4 AAC 06.715(b). Work Ready/College Ready Skills and Assessment. Effective September 2, 2010. Register 195, October 2010.

  • 4 AAC 04.140 (b). Physical Education Regulation and Content Standards. Effective August 18, 2010, Register 195, October 2010.

  • 4 AAC 06.835 and 4 AAC 06.882 - Designations School Improvement Grants and Ranking of Schools. Effective August 20, 2010, Register 195, October 2010.

  • AAC 06.775(i) Statewide Assessment Program and Student With Disabilities. Effective 6/11/2010, Register 194, July 2010.

  • 4 AAC 31 School Facilities Construction. Effective 6/17/2010, Register 194, July 2010.

  • AAC 04.220 (f), (g) (1). Paraprofessional standards. Establishes a new assessment and score. Effective 2/28/2010, Register 193, April 2010.

  • AAC 60.010 - 4 AAC 60.180. Pre-elementary Schools. Effective February 5, 2010. Register 193, April 2010.

  • AAC 05.090, Discontinuance or closure of schools, 4 AAC 05.900, Definitions. Effective 9/1/2009, made permanent. Register 193, April 2010.

  • 4 AAC 04.020. Skills for Graduating Students. Effective December 13, 2009. Register 192, January 2010.

  • 4 AAC 33.070. Alaska School for the Deaf. Effective December 5, 2009. Register 192, January 2010.

  • 4 AAC 52.130(b), 4 AAC 52.130 (b)(3), and 4 AAC 52.790(3). Eligibility for Special Education and Related Services for the Cognitively Impaired and Definitions. Effective November 28, 2009. Register 192, January 2010.

  • 4 AAC 52.130(o)(4) and 4 AAC 52.200. Eligibility for Special Education Services and Parental Consent. Effective August 19, 2009. Register 191.

  • 4 AAC 06.802(3)(5), 4 AAC 06.855(a), 4 AAC 06.880(e)(4)(f), and 4 AAC 06.896(d)(9). School District Accountability. Effective August 19, 2009. Register 191.

  • 4 AAC 06.715 (b) and 4 AAC 06.717(b). Work Ready/College Ready. Effective July 19, 2009. Register 191, October 2009.

  • 4 AAC 33.310 and 4 AAC 33.330. Quality School Grants. Effective July 19, 2009. Register 191, October 2009.
  • 4 AAC 57.400-.490. Public School Library Collection Development Grants. Effective March 29, 2009. Register 189, April 2009.

  • 4 AAC 04.212.-12.375. Objective Uniform Standards; Teacher Certificates; Teacher Performance Review Standards. (eliminating use of video or DVDs) Effective 10/31/2008. Register 188, January 2009.

  • 4 AAC 06.850(c), (g) & 4 AAC 06.872. District Improvement Plan, Effective October 25, 2008, Register 188, January 2009.

  • 4 AAC 06.739. Science Assessment Proficiency Scores. Effective September 28, 2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 06.775(b). Science: Statewide Assessment Program for Student with Disabilities. Effective September 27, 2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 33.405 – 4 AAC 33.490. Correspondence Study Programs. Effective September 19,2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 12.345(a)(1)(B)-(C),(2),(g); 4 AAC 12.347; 4 AAC 12.305(3). Teacher Certification and Special Education Administrators. Effective 8/31/2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 04.200(a), (e).Content and Performance Standards for Beginning Teachers. Effective September 12, 2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 12.305. Continuation in Teacher Preparation Program. Effective August 15, 2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 04.160 -.210. Repeal of Alternative Performance Standards for Students with Cognitive Disabilities. Effective August 15, 2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 52.600(d); 4 AAC 52.790(14). Qualifications and Duties of Surrogate Parents for Purposes of Special Education. Effective August 31, 2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 06.850(c), (g); 4 AAC 06.872. District Improvement and School-Level Desk Audits – Part I. Effective September 12, 2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 06.825(b)(2), (c); 4 AAC 06.830(c); 4 AAC 06.885; 4 AAC 33.520(3)(4); 4 AAC 33.540(a)(2), (5), (6). School and District Accountability, other Academic Indicators, Subgroups, and the Performance Incentive Program. Effective August 1, 2008. Register 187, October 2008.

  • 4 AAC 12.320, Alaska Teacher Performance Review Standards (DVD), Effective June 22, 2008, Register 186, July 2008.

  • 4 AAC 06.712(b), Developmental Profile, Effective June 22, 2008, Register 186, July 2008.

  • 4 AAC 06.055, Immunizations required. Effective March 22, 2008, Register 185, April 2008

  • 4 AAC 06.715 - 4 AAC 06.717, Work Ready/College Ready. Effective February 23, 2008, Register 185, April 2008

  • 4 AAC 12.310, Teacher Competency Exams. Effective December 21, 2007, Register 184, January 2008.

  • 4 AAC 06.759, High School Graduation Qualifying Exam Remediation. Effective December 21, 2007, Register 184, January 2008.

  • 4 AAC06.775, Statewide Assessment Program for Students with Disabilities. The proposal adopts by reference, the 2007 edition of the Participation Guidelines for Alaska Students, setting forth the requirements in assessments for students with disabilities. Effective November 10, 2007. Register 184, January 2008.

  • 4 AAC 06.805(b), 4 AAC 06.812, and 4 AAC 06.845(c). Adequate Yearly Progress, Growth in Student Academic Performance, and School Improvement Plan. Effective November 1, 2007. Register 184, January 2008.

  • 4 AAC 04.160, 4 AAC 06.775(b). Alternate Performance Standards and Statewide Assessment Program. Effective October 18, 2007. Register 184, January 2008.

  • 4 AAC 59.005 - 59.065. Retention and Preservation of Electronic Records. Effective October 18, 2007. Register 184, January 2008.

  • 4 AAC12.040 - 12.900. General Standards for Certification of Professional Teachers. Effective October 21, 2007. Register 184, January 2008.

  • 4 AAC 52. Children with Disabilities (Phase II). Effective September 23, 2007. Register 183, October 2007.

  • 4 AAC 52. Children with Disabilities (Phase I). Effective August 30, 2007. Register 183, October 2007.

  • 4 AAC 06.840(k) and (l). Consequences of Not Demonstrating Adequate Yearly Progress. Effective July 25, 2007. Register 183, October 2007.

  • 4 AAC 04.210(d). Highly Qualified Teachers and 4 AAC 04.212(h). Objective Uniform Standards. Effective July 25, 2007. Register 183, October 2007.

  • 4 AAC 06.802. Requirements and 4 AAC 06.805. Adequate Yearly Progress. Effective July 25, 2007. Register 183, October 2007.