WSR 06-24-102

PROPOSED RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed December 5, 2006, 2:04 p.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 06-19-068.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 180-51-095 Temporary exemption from course and credit requirements.

Hearing Location(s): North Thurston Board Room, 305 College Street N.E., Lacey, WA 98516, on January 25, 2007, at 9:00 a.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 26, 2007.

Submit Written Comments to: Edith Harding, Executive Director, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, e-mail ehardng@ospi.wednet.edu, fax (360) 586-2357, by January 11, 2007.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Laura Moore, Executive Assistant, by January 11, 2007, TTY (360) 664-3631 or (360) 725-6025.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Add a section to allow private schools to seek a temporary exemption from course and credit requirements.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: See above.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.230.090.

Statute Being Implemented: E2SHB 3098 (chapter 263, Laws of 2006).

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

Name of Proponent: State board of education, governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Edith Harding, State Board of Education, Olympia, Washington, (360) 725-6025.

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. Not applicable.

December 5, 2006

Edith W. Harding

Executive Director

OTS-9231.1


NEW SECTION
WAC 180-51-095   Temporary exemption from course and credit requirements.   Annual exemptions to the definition of an annualized high school credit may be granted upon the request of an approved private school which offers evidence that delineates content, time, or competency assessments which are substantially equivalent to the definition stated in WAC 180-51-050. The waiver process shall be administered by the superintendent of public instruction.

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