WSR 07-23-044

PROPOSED RULES

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed November 14, 2007, 11:51 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 07-17-116.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 392-121-138 Full-time equivalent enrollment of vocational education students.

Hearing Location(s): Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Old Capitol Building, 600 South Washington, Olympia, WA, on January 7, 2008, at 10:30 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 8, 2008.

Submit Written Comments to: Mitch Thompson, Old Capitol Building, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, e-mail Mitch.Thompson@k12.wa.us, fax (360) 725-6306, by January 6, 2008.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Clarice Nnanabu by January 6, 2008, TTY (360) 664-3631 or (360) 725-6271.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The WAC is being modified by taking out the word secondary so that it will apply to all education levels.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: The legislature passed 2SHB 1906 which provides for middle school/junior high school programs. The current WAC only talks of the full-time equivalent enrollment in vocational secondary programs.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.150.290(1).

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Name of Proponent: Office of superintendent of public instruction, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Mitch Thompson, Old Capitol Building, 600 South Washington, Olympia, WA, (360) 725-6306; Implementation: Calvin W. Brodie, Old Capitol Building, 600 South Washington, Olympia, WA, (360) 725-6301; and Enforcement: Jennifer Priddy, Old Capitol Building, 600 South Washington, Olympia, WA, (360) 725-6292.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328.

November 14, 2007

Dr. Terry Bergeson

State Superintendent

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 98-07-060, filed 3/17/98, effective 4/17/98)

WAC 392-121-138   Full-time equivalent enrollment of vocational education students.   For the purpose of enhanced funding for vocational education, full-time equivalent enrollment in vocational ((secondary)) and skills center programs shall be based upon the actual hours of enrollment in state approved vocational courses. Vocational full-time equivalent enrollment shall be determined pursuant to WAC 392-121-122 and shall be reported on the same monthly basis as the enrollment for students eligible for basic support.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.150.290. 98-07-060, 392-121-138, filed 3/17/98, effective 4/17/98; 95-01-013, 392-121-138, filed 12/8/94, effective 1/8/95.]

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