6048 AMS JARR S2439.2

SB 6048  - S AMD TO S AMD (S-2422.3/09)127
     By Senator Jarrett

NOT ADOPTED 03/09/2009

     On page 5, beginning on line 26 of the amendment, strike all of subsection (8) and insert the following:
     "(8) "Instructional hours" means those hours students are provided the opportunity to engage in academic and career and technical instruction planned by and under the direction of school district staff, as directed by the administration and board of directors of the district, inclusive of teacher/parent-guardian conferences that are planned and scheduled by the district for the purpose of discussing students' educational needs or progress, and exclusive of time actually spent for meals, intermissions for class changes, or recess."

     On page 12, line 24 of the amendment, strike "and" and on line 25, after "(iii)" insert "Basic average class size for exploratory career and technical education courses;
     (iv) Basic average class size for career and technical courses, including those offered through a skill center; and

     On page 34, after line 4 of the amendment, insert the following:

"Sec. 601   RCW 28A.150.310 and 2002 c 291 s 2 are each amended to read as follows:
     YOUTH CHALLENGE PROGRAM. Basic and nonbasic education funding, including applicable ((vocational entitlements)) career and technical education enhancements and special education program money, generated under this chapter and under state appropriations acts shall be allocated directly to the military department for a national guard youth challenge program for students earning high school graduation credit under RCW ((28A.305.170)) 28A.300.165. Funding shall be provided based on statewide average rates for basic education, special education, categorical, and block grant programs as determined by the office of the superintendent of public instruction. The monthly full-time equivalent enrollment reported for students enrolled in the national guard youth challenge program shall be based on one full-time equivalent for every one hundred student hours of scheduled instruction eligible for high school graduation credit. The office of the superintendent of public instruction, in consultation with the military department, shall adopt such rules as are necessary to implement this section."

     Renumber the remaining sections consecutively and correct any internal references accordingly.

SB 6048  - S AMD TO S AMD (S-2422.3/09)
     By Senator Jarrett

NOT ADOPTED 03/09/2009

     On page 38, line 24 of the title amendment, after "28A.415.360," insert "28A.150.310,"

EFFECT:  Includes career and technical education as part of basic education and not as an enhancement.

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