WSR 10-19-029

PERMANENT RULES

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed September 9, 2010, 12:22 p.m. , effective October 10, 2010 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: The definition of institution of higher education should be revised to include public tribal colleges, The Evergreen State College, and community colleges in Idaho and Oregon. The definition of institution of higher education should be revised to align with RCW 28A.600.300 and 28A.600.385.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 392-169-033.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.150.290.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 10-15-029 on July 13, 2010.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.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: August 25, 2010.

Randy Dorn

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

OTS-3404.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 95-02, filed 4/14/95, effective 5/15/95)

WAC 392-169-033   Institution of higher education -- Definition.   As used in this chapter, the term "institution of higher education" means:

(1) A Washington community college established under chapter 28B.50 RCW;

(2) A Washington technical college established under chapter 28B.50 RCW;

(3) Central Washington University, Eastern Washington University ((and)), Washington State University, and The Evergreen State College if:

(a) The university has decided to participate in the running start program; and

(b) The board of directors of the school district through which an eligible student seeks to obtain running start program high school credit has decided to participate in the universities' running start program.

(4) A public tribal college located in Washington and accredited by the northwest commission on colleges and universities or another accrediting association recognized by the United States Department of Education pursuant to RCW 28A.600.300.

(5) Community colleges in Idaho or Oregon pursuant to RCW 28A.600.385.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.300.390, 28A.150.260 and 28A.150.290. 95-09-042 (Order 95-02), 392-169-033, filed 4/14/95, effective 5/15/95.]

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