WSR 05-08-013

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed March 28, 2005, 7:55 a.m. , effective April 28, 2005 ]


Purpose: The proposed changes will update, clarify and simplify the provisions relating to school library media programs.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending chapter 180-46 WAC.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.320.240.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-04-017 on January 24, 2005.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 4, Repealed 8.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 4, Repealed 8.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 1, Amended 4, Repealed 8; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: March 18, 2005.

March 24, 2005

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-7678.3


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 92-24-025, filed 11/24/92, effective 12/25/92)

WAC 180-46-005   Purpose and authority.   (1) The purpose of this chapter is to ((implement RCW 28A.320.240, through the adoption of rules and regulations establishing minimum standards for the operation and stocking of school library media centers)) identify quality criteria for school library media programs, as may be established locally, that support the attainment of the state's learning goals.

(2) The authority for this chapter is RCW 28A.320.240.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.320.240. 92-24-025, 180-46-005, filed 11/24/92, effective 12/25/92. Statutory Authority: 1990 c 33. 90-17-009, 180-46-005, filed 8/6/90, effective 9/6/90; Order 1-76, 180-46-005, filed 2/3/76; Order 15-75, 180-46-005, filed 12/11/75.]


NEW SECTION
WAC 180-46-009   Definitions.   (1) "Teacher-librarian" means a certified teacher with a library media endorsement under WAC 180-82A-202 (1)(i), 180-82-344, or 180-82-346.

(2) "School library media program" means a school-based program that is staffed by a certificated teacher-librarian.

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 92-24-025, filed 11/24/92, effective 12/25/92)

WAC 180-46-020   School library media program((s)).   ((Library media programs in each school district are to be directed toward the implementation of the district's instructional goals and objectives and consistent with the goals for Washington common schools, as adopted by the state board of education. These programs are to include a system for continuing evaluation.)) The school library media program is to include resources that promote a positive impact on student learning, such as a variety of resources for reading advocacy, student communication skills, electronic and print information, and resources that support student mastery of the essential academic learning requirements in all subject areas and the implementation of the district's school improvement plan, consistent with the goals for Washington common schools, as adopted by the state board of education.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.320.240. 92-24-025, 180-46-020, filed 11/24/92, effective 12/25/92; Order 15-75, 180-46-020, filed 12/11/75.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 92-24-025, filed 11/24/92, effective 12/25/92)

WAC 180-46-025   Services.   ((Each school district shall provide library media services relevant to and integrated with the district's instructional program and directed toward meeting the creative and informational needs of each student and staff member.)) The teacher-librarian, through the school library media program, shall collaborate as an instructional partner and informational specialist with classroom teachers to develop students' information and technology skills, help all students meet the content goals in all subject areas, and assist high school students completing the culminating project and high school and beyond plans required for graduation under WAC 180-51-061.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.320.240. 92-24-025, 180-46-025, filed 11/24/92, effective 12/25/92; Order 15-75, 180-46-025, filed 12/11/75.]


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 92-24-025, filed 11/24/92, effective 12/25/92)

WAC 180-46-055   Other sources.   Library media centers should provide direct access to a wide range of print and electronic resources. When it is not feasible to provide resources at the building level, the use of sources beyond the building shall be considered ((as)) an alternate way of ((meeting standards)) providing access.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.320.240. 92-24-025, 180-46-055, filed 11/24/92, effective 12/25/92; Order 15-75, 180-46-055, filed 12/11/75.]


REPEALER

     The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 180-46-010 Library media centers.
WAC 180-46-015 Library media collections.
WAC 180-46-030 Equipment and materials.
WAC 180-46-035 Production.
WAC 180-46-040 Facilities.
WAC 180-46-045 Staff.
WAC 180-46-050 Access.
WAC 180-46-065 Program evaluation.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office