(1) A school district shall apply for and receive approval annually from the
superintendent of public instruction in order to provide, and prior to
commencing, a young novice driver education program. Public school districts
eligible for public funding shall apply and receive approval from the
superintendent of public instruction prior to starting a young novice driver
education program in order to be eligible for state reimbursement from the
state traffic education fund.
(2) To obtain approval for a
traffic education program, a school district shall complete and submit to the
superintendent of public instruction an "Application for Approval of a
Traffic Education Program(s) for Young Novice Drivers" (form TE01) . This
application form may be obtained from the superintendent of public
instruction's traffic education specialist. Following action by the
superintendent of public instruction, a copy of the application shall be
returned to the school district showing the approval status. All necessary
forms and materials shall be forwarded at this time.
(3) The traffic education
teacher(s) teaching the program shall have approval issued by the
superintendent of public instruction on or before the beginning date of the
program in order for the school district to commence a traffic education
program for young novice drivers, or for public school districts to be eligible
for state reimbursement.