WSR 00-13-038

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed June 14, 2000, 10:40 a.m. ]

Date of Adoption: June 8, 2000.

Purpose: Amend current language.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 180-56-230 Program.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.04.120(5).

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 00-10-020 on April 21, 2000.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0. Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

June 13, 2000

Larry Davis

Executive Director

OTS-3670.1


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 2-82, filed 1/21/82)

WAC 180-56-230
Program.

It is presumed by the state board of education that a new secondary program (or new grades nine through twelve) must make provision for a comprehensive program. ((These programs also must accommodate the requirements of WAC 180-56-026 relating to areas of study that must be available to students and WAC 180-56-021 relating to required subject area and credits for graduation, and must provide for the varied needs, abilities, and interests of students.)) Minimum course offerings that must be available for student selection during grades nine through twelve shall include((:)) those necessary to meet the minimum high school graduation requirements under WAC 180-51-060.


((Required Offerings (subject areas) Credits*
Language arts . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Social studies . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
Mathematics (including algebra and geometry) . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Laboratory science (including biology, chemistry))

((and physics) . . . . . . . . . . . .

12
Home economics . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Health and physical education . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Industrial arts . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Fine arts (must include both music))

((and art) . . . . . . . . . . . .

12
Foreign language (9 credits of one language))

((or 6 credits of two languages) . . . . . . . . . . . .

9
Business education . . . . . . . . . . . . 9))

((* One credit equals 60 clock hours of instruction including normal class change passing time. (See WAC 180-56-016)))

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.04.120(5). 82-04-003 (Order 2-82), 180-56-230, filed 1/21/82; SBE 56-8-530, filed 3/29/65, effective 4/29/65; Emergency and Permanent Rule, filed 6/21/63.]

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