WSR 09-10-059




[ Filed May 4, 2009, 11:40 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 08-23-064.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 392-410-117 Temporary exemption from course and credit requirements.

Hearing Location(s): Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, 600 Washington Street S.E., Olympia, WA 98504-7200, on June 9, 2009, at 3:00 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: June 10, 2009.

Submit Written Comments to: Dan Newell, Director of Secondary Education, OSPI, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, e-mail, fax (360) 586-9321, by May 26, 2009.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Dan Newell (see above) by May 26, 2009, TTY (360) 664-3631 or (360) 725-4954.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The proposed changes complete the transfer of the rule from the state board of education to the office of superintendent of public instruction. It also provides information on the updated waiver process to make it clearer for schools going through the process.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Complete the transfer process; update the process for a waiver.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.655.180(1).

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Agency Comments or Recommendations, if any, as to Statutory Language, Implementation, Enforcement, and Fiscal Matters: See Purpose above.

Name of Proponent: Office of superintendent of public instruction, public and governmental.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Dan Newell, OSPI, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, (360) 725-4954.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. Not applicable.

May 4, 2009

Randy I. Dorn

Superintendent of

Public Instruction


AMENDATORY SECTION(Amending WSR 06-14-009, filed 6/22/06, effective 6/22/06)

WAC 392-410-117   Temporary exemption from ((course and)) credit requirements.   Annual exemptions to the definition of an annualized high school credit may be granted upon the request of a public or approved private school which offers evidence ((that delineates content, time, or competency assessments)) of student learning which ((are)) is substantially equivalent to the definition stated in WAC 180-51-050. The ((waiver)) request for exemption process shall be administered by the ((state board of education)) office of superintendent of public instruction. Guidelines and the application for the annual request for exemption can be found on the superintendent of public instruction's web site or through the private school approval process.

[Statutory Authority: 2006 c 263. 06-14-009, recodified as 392-410-117, filed 6/22/06, effective 6/22/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.230.090. 00-19-108, 180-51-100, filed 9/20/00, effective 10/21/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.230.090 and 28A.230.100. 93-04-115, 180-51-100, filed 2/3/93, effective 3/6/93. Statutory Authority: 1990 c 33. 90-17-009, 180-51-100, filed 8/6/90, effective 9/6/90. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.05.060. 85-12-041 (Order 12-85), 180-51-100, filed 6/5/85. Statutory Authority: Chapter 28A.05 RCW. 84-11-049 (Order 7-84), 180-51-100, filed 5/17/84.]

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