WSR 09-13-070




[ Filed June 16, 2009, 10:02 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 09-09-006.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 392-500-030 Pupil tests and records -- Certain tests, questionnaires, etc. -- Limitations.

Hearing Location(s): OSPI, Old Capitol Building, Brouillet Conference Room, 600 Washington Street, Olympia, WA 98504, on July 22, 2009, at 1:00 p.m.

Date of Intended Adoption: July 23, 2009.

Submit Written Comments to: Rudi Bertschi, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, e-mail, fax (360) 753-6712, by July 21, 2009.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Penny Coker by July 17, 2009, TTY (360) 664-3631 or (360) 725-6133.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: Changes parental consent requirements regarding student surveys.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.150.070, 28A.150.290.

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

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

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Rudi Bertschi, OSPI, (360) 725-6368; Implementation and Enforcement: Martin Mueller, OSPI, (360) 725-6175.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW.

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

June 11, 2009

Randy I. Dorn

Superintendent of

Public Instruction


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

WAC 392-500-030   Pupil tests and records -- Certain tests, questionnaires, etc. -- Limitations.   No written or oral test, questionnaire, survey, or examination shall be used to elicit the personal beliefs or practices of a student or his parents as to ((sex or)) religion except with the written consent of parent or guardian.

[Statutory Authority: 2006 c 263. 06-14-009, recodified as 392-500-030, filed 6/22/06, effective 6/22/06; Order 10-69, 180-52-030, filed 12/5/69.]

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