ERIC Number: ED217895
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Selected School Laws & Standards. A Summary Containing: Specific School Laws Relating to Area Schools [and] Standards for Area Community Colleges and Area Vocational Schools.
Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Area Schools and Career Education Branch.
A selected summary is provided of the Iowa state legislation relating to area schools and standards for area community colleges and vocational schools. Part I contains the specific chapters (280A and 286A) of the Code of Iowa that pertain to area vocational schools and community colleges. Chapter 280A deals with the organization of school and county systems; plans for merging areas; the roles of state boards, governing boards, and directors of merged areas; budgets and funding; district organization and administration; limitations on land and fund use; faculty development; and the area vocational school attendance center. Chapter 286A covers general aid to schools, resource allocation, and a uniform accounting system. Part II contains standards for area community colleges and vocational schools as set forth in Chapter 670-675 of the Iowa Administrative Code and provides recommended guidelines for these standards. Administrative rules are presented concerning administration; faculty; curriculum and evaluation; libraries; student services; laboratories, shops, equipment, and supplies; physical plant; building and site approval; progress toward regional accreditation; and standards for area schools. Appendices identify related chapters of the Code of Iowa, the grading symbols and uniform residency policies used by area schools, an articulation agreement, and the bylaws of the State Executive Committee for Area School Athletics. (Author/AYC)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Administrative Policy, Budgeting, Community Colleges, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Full State Funding, Governing Boards, Regional Schools, Secondary Education, State Legislation, State Schools, Statewide Planning, Two Year Colleges, Vocational Education, Vocational Schools
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Area Schools and Career Education Branch.