WSR 09-03-052

PERMANENT RULES

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed January 13, 2009, 11:27 a.m. , effective February 13, 2009 ]


Effective Date of Rule: Thirty-one days after filing.

Purpose: Currently the WAC directs school districts to divide student hours by 900 to derive the annual average full-time equivalent (AAFTE) for the nonstandard school year reporting and the ancillary services reporting. An AAFTE for the normal school year is 720 hours for grades K-3 and 900 hours for grades 4-12. The changes to the WAC will instruct districts to divide by 720 for grades K-3 and 900 for grades 4-12.

Citation of Existing Rules Affected by this Order: Amending WAC 392-121-133.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.150.290.

Adopted under notice filed as WSR 08-22-024 on October 28, 2008.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Comply with Federal Statute: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Federal Rules or Standards: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Recently Enacted State Statutes: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted at Request of a Nongovernmental Entity: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted on the Agency's Own Initiative: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted in Order to Clarify, Streamline, or Reform Agency Procedures: New 0, Amended 1, Repealed 0.

Number of Sections Adopted Using Negotiated Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; Pilot Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0; or Other Alternative Rule Making: New 0, Amended 0, Repealed 0.

Date Adopted: January 13, 2009.

Dr. Terry Bergeson

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

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AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending Order 97-06, filed 10/27/97, effective 11/27/97)

WAC 392-121-133   Definition -- Annual average full-time equivalent students.   As used in this chapter, "annual average full-time equivalent students" means the sum of the following:

(1) The annual total of full-time equivalent students enrolled on the nine enrollment count dates of the school year and reported to the superintendent of public instruction pursuant to WAC 392-121-122 divided by nine;

(2) Annual hours of ancillary service to part-time, private school, and home-based students reported pursuant to WAC 392-121-107 divided by 720 for grades kindergarten through third and 900 for grades fourth through twelfth; and

(3) Annual hours of eligible enrollment in nonstandard school year programs pursuant to WAC 392-121-123 divided by 720 for grades kindergarten through third and 900 for grades fourth through twelfth.

[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.150.290. 97-22-013 (Order 97-06), 392-121-133, filed 10/27/97, effective 11/27/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.150.290, 28A.150.250 and 28A.150.260. 91-02-096 (Order 50), 392-121-133, filed 1/2/91, effective 2/2/91. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.41.055 and 28A.41.170. 88-03-013 (Order 88-8), 392-121-133, filed 1/11/88.]

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