WSR 05-04-024

PERMANENT RULES

PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR

STANDARDS BOARD

[ Filed January 25, 2005, 10:49 a.m. , effective February 25, 2005 ]


Purpose: The proposed rule states that the exemptions and extensions provided for the professional educator standards board in WAC 181-01-001 through 181-01-003, shall be the sole exceptions to the WEST-B and WEST-E assessment requirements.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.410.220(c).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 04-24-048 on November 29, 2004.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 1, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: January 13, 2005.

Esther Baker

Program Director

Teacher Assessments

OTS-7668.1


NEW SECTION
WAC 181-01-004   Appeals process.   The Washington professional educator standards board may permit exceptions from the assessment requirements under RCW 28A.410.220 (1) and (2) on a case-by-case basis. Consistent with the discretion accorded to the professional educator standards board in RCW 28A.410.220(3), the exemptions and extensions provided for in WAC 181-01-001 through 181-01-003, shall be the sole exceptions to the WEST-B and WEST-E assessment requirements.

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