WSR 97-10-013

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

[Filed April 25, 1997, 4:00 p.m.]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Various sections of chapter 180-78A WAC, Approval standards for performance-based preparation programs for teachers, administrators, and educational staff associates.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.410.010 and 28A.305.130.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Editorial changes are needed to this chapter for greater accuracy and clarity.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: No other federal or state agency regulates this subject.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by sending written comments to Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, FAX (360) 586-2357, TDD (360) 664-3631. For telephone assistance contact Larry Davis, (360) 753-6715.

April 25, 1997

Larry Davis

Executive Director

Legislature Code Reviser

Register

Washington State Code Reviser's Office