WSR 08-01-138

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed December 19, 2007, 11:34 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Repeal chapter 392-165 WAC, Special service programs -- Title VI -- Innovative Education Program Strategies of the Education Consolidation and Improving America's Schools Act of 1994, financial assistance to local school districts.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.300.070 Receipt of federal funds for school purposes -- Superintendent of public instruction to administer.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Repeal chapter 392-165 WAC.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: No Child Left Behind Title V promoting informed parental choice and innovative programs, section 501 Innovative Programs and Parental Choice Provisions, sections 5101 through 5146.

Coordination is through the consolidated program review monitoring process of the office of superintendent of public instruction.

Process for Developing New Rule: Repeal chapter 392-165 WAC.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Gayle Pauley, Director, Title I/LAP and Title V, 600 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504-7200, phone (360) 725-6100, fax (360) 586-3305, e-mail gayle.pauley@k12.wa.us.

December 13, 2007

Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office