WSR 07-10-047




[ Filed April 26, 2007, 1:21 p.m. ]

     Subject of Possible Rule Making: Recommended changes to WAC 392-410-315 Equivalency course of study, credit for work based learning.

     Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: Clarification of existing requirements to support improved student learning and safety, liability and accountability for all stakeholders to:

•     Ensure that all students are able to access work-based learning.

•     Better differentiate and define terms used in the current WAC language.

•     Update alignment with related policies and state agencies.

     Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: United States Department of Education; United States Department of Labor; Occupational Safety and Health Administration; Washington state [department of] labor and industries; Washington state insurance commission [commissioner]; and Washington state department of health (local entities).

     Process for Developing New Rule: Revision of existing WAC through a state-wide committee commissioned by the office of superintendent of public instruction.

April 26, 2007

Dr. Terry Bergeson

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