PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-169 WAC, Special service programs running start program.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.600.390.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Clarify the participation by home-based education students in the running start program consistent with legislative changes to RCW 28A.600.310(1). Current WAC language does not distinguish between public school and home-based education students.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: State Board for Community and Technical Colleges and Higher Education Coordinating Board.
Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations in the course of drafting the rules.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by sending comments to Rules Coordinator, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Administrative Resources, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, fax (360)753-4201. Questions: Marcia L. Riggers, Assistant Superintendent, Student Support and Operations, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, fax (360)725-6175.
October 26, 2005
for Dr. Terry Bergeson