PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 180-79A-308 Endorsement by examination.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.410.010.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The proposed amendments to this rule will eliminate the provision which allows teachers to add an endorsement through a particular score on the Graduate Record Examination and will align the rules with the endorsement requirements in WAC 180-79A-304, 180-82-204, and 182A-204 [180-82A-204].
Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making ; and early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by sending written comments to Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, fax (360) 586-2357, TTY (360) 664-3631. For telephone assistance contact Larry Davis at (360) 725-6024.
April 7, 2003