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Delaware General AssemblyDelaware RegulationsMonthly Register of RegulationsOctober 2018


Regulatory Flexibility Act Form

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Pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1108A (House Substitute 1 to House Bill 346 with House Amendment 2 of the 149th General Assembly), the Secretary of Education intends to create 14 DE Admin. Code 1204 High Needs Educator Student Loan Payment Program. This regulation is being created to provide eligibility criteria for the High Needs Educator Student Loan Payment Program.
"Award" means the Department's decision to make a Loan Payment on an applicant's behalf.
"Department" means the Delaware Department of Education.
"Educator" means a person licensed and certified by the State to engage in the practice of instruction, administration or other related professional support services in Delaware public schools, including charter schools, pursuant to rules and regulations promulgated by the Standards Board and approved by the State Board of Education. For purposes of this regulation, Educator also includes teachers employed by the Delaware Division for the Visually Impaired who teach visually impaired students.
"English Learner" means a student with limited English proficiency and who meets the definition of English Leaner as defined by the Department's rules and regulations.
"High Needs Area" means:
"Loan Payment" means a payment by the Department to a successful applicant's lending agency to retire a portion of the applicant's Qualified Educational Loan.
"Low Income Students" means students within the statewide metric determined by the Department of Education utilizing direct certification for Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).
"Minority Students" means students who are members of a racial or ethnic group other than the racial or ethnic group that represents the majority of the State of Delaware's population.
"Program" means the High Needs Educator Student Loan Payment Program.
"Qualified Educational Loan" means a government, commercial, or foundation loan for actual costs paid for tuition and reasonable educational expenses related to an Educator's undergraduate or graduate degree program.
"School" means a Delaware public school, including a vocational-technical school and a charter school.
"Secretary" means the Delaware Secretary of Education.
"Students With Disabilities" means students who because of mental, physical, emotional, developmental, speech or learning disability problems, as defined by the Department of Education, require special education and related services in order to develop their own capabilities.
An Award shall be a minimum of $1,000 and shall not exceed $2,000.
Last Updated: December 31 1969 19:00:00.
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