WSR 07-19-040

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION


[ Filed September 13, 2007, 10:59 a.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 180-16 WAC.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.150.220, 28A.305.140, 28A.305.130.

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The criteria for local school improvement plans described under the board's supplemental basic education program approval rule requirements will be reviewed as part of the board's work on accountability.

Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: None.

Process for Developing New Rule: Negotiated rule making.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Loy McColm, Rules Coordinator, Executive Assistant, State Board of Education (SBE), P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504, (360) 725-6027, fax (360) 586-2357, loy.mccolm@k12.wa.us. Rule changes are conducted at a regular board meeting of the SBE. The public hearing for chapter 180-16 WAC may be scheduled for the January 9-10 board meeting 2007. Public comment may be provided via public testimony at SBE meetings and/or via written correspondence to the rules coordinator noted above.

September 13, 2007

Edith W. Harding

Executive Director

Washington State Code Reviser's Office