WSR 10-11-115

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed May 18, 2010, 3:27 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: E2SSB 6696, 61st legislature, regular session (Wash. 2010) authorizes the state board of education (SBE) to adopt rules in accordance with chapter 34.05 RCW as necessary to implement this session law.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: E2SSB 6696, 61st legislature, regular session (Wash. 2010).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: SBE will adopt rules necessary to implement the accountability framework contained in Part I of E2SSB 6696 that will include developing: (1) A schedule and the process for local school district superintendents and local boards of required action districts to submit a required action plan to SBE; and (2) the procedure for SBE to approve a required action plan proposed by a school district.

Process for Developing New Rule: SBE will hold a public hearing as required by chapter 34.05 RCW soliciting input from stakeholders and other members of the public regarding any proposed rules relating to implementation of the accountability framework in Part I of E2SSB 6696.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Brad Burnham, Washington State Board of Education, Old Capital [Capitol] Building, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504, e-mail sbe@k12.wa.us, phone (360) 725-6025, fax (360) 586-2357.

May 18, 2010

Edith W. Harding

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office