WSR 11-24-033

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed December 1, 2011, 2:04 p.m. , effective January 1, 2012 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: The state board of education (SBE) repealed WAC 180-16-210 due to changes to RCW 28A.150.260 that become effective September 1, 2011, as set forth in ESHB 2261, chapter 548, Laws of 2009. The legislature is eliminating the requirement currently in state law providing that operation of a program approved by the SBE must include a finding that the ratio of students per classroom teacher in grades kindergarten through three is not great [greater] than the ration [ratio] of students per classroom teacher in grades four and above for such district[s]. The repeal of this rule will reflect the change in the law adopted by the legislature.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Repealing WAC 180-16-210.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 11-12-016 on May 23, 2011.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 1.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: July 14, 2011.

Kathe Taylor

Interim Executive Director

OTS-3942.1


REPEALER

     The following section of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:
WAC 180-16-210 Kindergarten through grade three students to classroom teacher ratio requirement.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office