WSR 07-19-100

PERMANENT RULES

STATE BOARD FOR COMMUNITY

AND TECHNICAL COLLEGES

[ Filed September 18, 2007, 4:59 p.m. , effective October 19, 2007 ]


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Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.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.

DelRae Oderman

Executive Assistant

Agency Rules Coordinator

OTS-9803.1


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.]

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