WSR 05-06-065

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed March 1, 2005, 2:09 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 392-121 WAC, Finance -- General apportionment.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.150.290.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To revise current alternative learning experience rules (WAC 392-121-182) and/or add a new section to chapter 392-121 WAC in order to delineate processes, procedures, policies, and other requirements related to the general apportionment of state moneys for schools or programs where learning occurs away from the traditional classroom setting, including those that are digital, online, or internet based.

Process for Developing New Rule: Solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendation in the course of drafting rules.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 contacting Martin Mueller, (360) 725-6050, mmueller@ospi.wednet.edu.

February 18, 2005

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office