Code of Maine Rules
05 - DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
071 - EDUCATION - GENERAL
Chapter 125 - BASIC APPROVAL STANDARDS: PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND SCHOOL ADMINISTRATIVE UNITS
Section 071-125-8 - WAIVERS

Current through 2023-52, December 27, 2023

The Commissioner may grant a waiver from compliance with any provision of this rule.

8.01 Application

The Commissioner may grant a waiver upon finding that, due to unforeseeable circumstances or undue hardship, the school administrative unit is unable to comply with this chapter and that the compliance plan that the school administrative unit has submitted is reasonable. In such cases the application for a waiver shall contain:

A. Documentation of actions taken to meet the requirements prior to applying for the waiver;

B. A description of the unforeseeable circumstances or undue hardships, including financial hardship, that led to the application;

C. A statement explaining how the waiver requested will not create learning inequities for the students enrolled in the schools in the school administrative unit; and

D. The plan that the school administrative unit will implement to reduce reliance on waivers in subsequent years.

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