WSR 12-06-045

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed March 5, 2012, 10:01 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-127 WAC, Finance -- Certificated instructional staff ratio (46:1000) compliance.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.150.100 and 28A.150.290(1).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: These rule revisions update the calculation of the state-required K-12 certificated instructional staff ratio (46:1000) compliance, pursuant to ESHB 2065, section 10 (2011 legislative session).

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended, or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ross Bunda, (360) 725-6308.

March 5, 2012

Randy Dorn

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office