Rule 24:17:01:07 Definition of preschool for data collection purposes.
of preschool for data collection purposes. For the purpose of data
collection, a preschool student is defined as a child who is at least three
years of age on or before September 1st, is not enrolled in
kindergarten, and is receiving educational services from a public school
district for a minimum of 128 hours. A full-time preschool student is a student
who is enrolled in a program that operates at least 448 hours per year. For
purposes of this data collection, students enrolled in programs operated for a
lesser time shall be reported on a prorated basis as a percentage of 448 hours.
All public school districts operating a preschool program shall report student
data for preschool students. This definition is intended exclusively for data
collection and should not be used for any other purpose.
36 SDR 215, effective July 6, 2010.
Authority: SDCL 13-3-51.
Implemented: SDCL 13-3-1.4, 13-3-51.
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