Purpose: The changes clarify the issuance of high school credits through the National Guard youth challenge program.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 180-50-320 Equivalency course of study.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.305.130.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 05-19-095 on September 20, 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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 1, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 1, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: October 28, 2005.
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 12-84, filed 10/4/84)
WAC 180-50-320 Equivalency course of study -- National Guard high school career training and Washington National Guard youth challenge program -- Approval procedures. (1) School districts may accept National Guard high school career training and Washington National Guard youth challenge program participation in lieu of either required or elective high school credits. Students who are enrolled in such training or a National Guard program with the approval of the school district of last attendance shall be considered enrolled in such district for state equalization apportionment and other appropriate purposes in accord with the provisions of RCW 28A.150.310.
(2) Approval by the district shall be obtained prior to a student's participation in a National Guard career training or youth challenge program as follows:
(1) MIL Form 115 or an equivalent form now or
hereafter)) (a) An appropriate form provided by the National
Guard shall be completed and filed with the school district;
(2))) (b) The number of credits toward high school
graduation to be granted shall be calculated, agreed upon by
the student and an authorized representative of the school
district, and such agreement shall be noted on (( MIL Form 115
or such equivalent form)) the form required under (a) of this
(c) Credit toward high school graduation may be granted
by the school district upon written certification by a
National Guard training unit commander ((
on the completion
component of MIL Form 115 or such equivalent form)) or
National Guard youth challenge program instructor that the
student has met all program requirements.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.04.120 (6) and (8). 84-21-004 (Order 12-84), § 180-50-320, filed 10/4/84.]