WSR 02-18-060

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed August 29, 2002, 9:09 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: August 23, 2002.

Purpose: Add new sections to chapter 180-37 WAC.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.305.13 [28A.305.130], 28A.210.160.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 02-14-120 on July 2, 2002.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 2, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 2, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 2, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

August 28, 2002

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-5491.1

Chapter 180-37 WAC

PUPILS -- NONPUBLIC AGENCIES


NEW SECTION
WAC 180-37-005   Purpose and authority.   (1) The purpose of this chapter is to identify the process for providing services to special education students through contracts between school districts and nonpublic agencies.

(2) The authority for this chapter is RCW 28A.155.060.

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NEW SECTION
WAC 180-37-010   Nonpublic agency approval procedure.   (1) Nonpublic agencies shall be approved in accordance with the provisions of WAC 392-172-219 through 392-172-226, and comply with the application requirements set forth by the office of the superintendent of public instruction (OSPI) and available on the OSPI website.

(2) On a case-by-case basis, the state board of education may approve a nonpublic agency to provide services for fewer than one hundred eighty days if the rationale and evidence is compelling and the needs of the student, the student's parent(s) or legal guardian(s), and the school district would be best met for a period of fewer than one hundred eighty days.

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