(b) Not later than October 15, the boarding school may submit the application for the
reissuance of a license to the department of education. The application shall include a
personnel report indicating the qualifications of each member of the teaching staff.
(c) The boarding school may be asked to submit reports of periodic appraisals of its
plant, facilities, program, and practices by appropriate educational, health, safety, and
welfare agencies as requested by the superintendent of public instruction or his or her
authorized representative. The department of education shall review the boarding
school's programs to ensure consistency with state standards and benchmarks.
(d) Not later than January 15, the superintendent of public instruction shall notify the
boarding school of the class of license for which the school qualifies at that time. If a
conditional license is indicated, the superintendent of public instruction shall specify the
factors responsible for that class license.
(e) The license for a boarding school shall be reissued not later than June 15 of each
year. An applicant school receiving a January 15 notice of conditional license status may
submit evidence to alter this status before June 15. If such evidence cannot be presented
before June 15, the boarding school may request that its application for license be
reexamined, but the corrective action required to remove the conditional status must be
taken in the license year.
(f) Not later than January 15 and on June 15, the superintendent of public instruction
shall notify a licensed boarding school that its application for reissuance of its license
under this rule is denied.
History: 1979 AC; 2005 AACS; 2015 AACS.
R 340.488 Denial and suspension of licenses; closing of nonlicensed schools.
Rule 8. (1) The superintendent of public instruction may deny an application for a
license or an application for reissuance of a license under these rules or, for the reasons
set forth in this rule, may suspend a license.
(2) If the superintendent of public instruction denies an application for a license or an
application for reissuance of a license, he or she shall notify the school and shall order it
to close and to cease operation beyond the existing license date. Upon receipt of such
notification, a boarding school shall not continue its efforts to enroll students and a
licensed school shall not continue the enrollment of students beyond the existing license
(3) A boarding school denied a license or reissuance of a license may request
reexamination of its application by presenting evidence that it will meet regular licensing
requirements at least 60 days before the beginning of its school year.
(4) An appeal of the order of denial shall be filed with the department of education. The
superintendent of public instruction shall hear and determine the appeal
(5) The superintendent of public instruction may suspend the license of a boarding
school at any time a condition develops that represents a serious and immediate threat to
the health, safety, or welfare of the children attending the school. A notification to
suspend a license shall be issued in writing by the superintendent of public instruction to
the person responsible for conducting the boarding school, and the superintendent of
public instruction shall order the school to close and to cease operation. The person
responsible for conducting the boarding school shall have 24 hours from the time of the