PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
[Filed July 2, 1997, 11:02 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 180-78A-265 Program approval requirement--Field experience for all administrators.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.305.130.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The proposed amendment to this section would adjust the length of the internship required for approval of a principal preparation program. The current requirement was adopted assuming funding from the legislature which is no longer available.
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Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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.
July 2, 1997