WSR 98-01-200



[Filed December 23, 1997, 4:46 p.m.]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 97-21-112.

Title of Rule: Chapter 180-59 WAC, Preschool accreditation.

Purpose: To repeal rules no longer supported by rule-making authority.

Summary: Repeals chapter 180-59 WAC, Preschool accreditation.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: RCW 28A.215.320, the statutory authority for these rules, was repealed by the legislature (section 307, chapter 335, Laws of 1995).

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Larry Davis, State Board of Education, Olympia, (360) 753-6715.

Name of Proponent: State Board of Education, governmental.

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

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: See Summary and Reasons Supporting Proposal above.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: See Summary and Reasons Supporting Proposal above.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.

Section 201, chapter 403, Laws of 1995, does not apply to this rule adoption. Not applicable.

Hearing Location: Educational Service District 113, 601 McPhee Road S.W., Olympia, WA 98502, on January 28, 1998, at 9:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Patty Martin by January 14, 1998, TDD (360) 664-3631, or (360) 753-6715.

Submit Written Comments to: Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, FAX (360) 586-2357, by January 26, 1998.

Date of Intended Adoption: January 29, 1998.

December 23, 1997

Larry Davis

Executive Director


The following chapter of the Washington Administrative Code is repealed:

WAC 180-59-005 Authority.

WAC 180-59-010 Purpose.

WAC 180-59-015 Public policy purpose.

WAC 180-59-020 Preschool--Definition.

WAC 180-59-025 Accredited preschool--Definition.

WAC 180-59-030 Readiness skills--Definition.

WAC 180-59-032 Preschool age--Definition.

WAC 180-59-035 Public schools--Definition.

WAC 180-59-037 Nonpublic preschools--Definition.

WAC 180-59-040 Instructional staff--Definition.

WAC 180-59-045 General supervision--Definition.

WAC 180-59-047 Validation--Definition.

WAC 180-59-050 Basic standard--Health and safety.

WAC 180-59-055 Basic standard--Instructional personnel.

WAC 180-59-060 Basic standard--Special education--Nonpublic preschools.

WAC 180-59-065 Basic standard--Instructional staff-child ratio.

WAC 180-59-070 Basic standard--General staff qualifications.

WAC 180-59-075 Basic standard--Noncertificated instructional staff training.

WAC 180-59-080 Basic standard--Staff-parent communication.

WAC 180-59-090 Basic standard--Activities and curriculum.

WAC 180-59-095 Basic standard--Records.

WAC 180-59-100 Basic standard--Validator qualifications.

WAC 180-59-105 Accreditation procedures.

WAC 180-59-110 Responsibility for on-site validation of preschool programs.

WAC 180-59-115 Preparation for accreditation on-site validation.

WAC 180-59-120 Alternate procedure for validation for accreditation.

WAC 180-59-125 Issuance of accreditation by the state board of education.

WAC 180-59-130 Annual statement of assurances.

WAC 180-59-135 Loss of accreditation of a nonoperating preschool.

WAC 180-59-140 Accreditation--Annual statement of assurances and initial application--Exception.

WAC 180-59-145 Appeals.

WAC 180-59-150 Annual statement of assurances form.

WAC 180-59-155 Effective period of accreditation.

WAC 180-59-160 Renewal of accreditation.

WAC 180-59-165 Change of ownership or management.

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