AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES
Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.
Purpose: Realigning the standard score for minimum proficiency in Washington state with federal guidelines set by GED testing service.
Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 131-48-050.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28B.50.536.
Adopted under notice filed as WSR 07-14-029 on June 26, 2007.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.
Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.
Date Adopted: September 18, 2007.
Agency Rules Coordinator
AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 93-22-006, filed 10/21/93, effective 11/21/93)
WAC 131-48-050 Minimum proficiency level -- Definition. ((
As used in this chapter, the term ")) Minimum proficiency
level(( " means a standard score of at least forty on each of
the five portions of the general educational development test,
and an average standard score of at least forty-five on the
entire test)) in Washington state is that set by GED Testing
Service, part of the American Council on Education.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28B.50.915. 93-22-006, § 131-48-050, filed 10/21/93, effective 11/21/93.]