WSR 10-04-039

PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY

SUPERINTENDENT OF

PUBLIC INSTRUCTION

[ Filed January 27, 2010, 1:26 p.m. ]

Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 392-127-085 and 392-127-090, Finance -- Certificated instructional staff ratio (46:1000) compliance -- School district reporting -- Optional report -- Staff changes and -- Enrollment changes.

Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.150.290(1).

Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: These rule revisions will provide greater consistency in the optional reporting of staff changes and enrollment changes, for purposes of calculating the state-required certificated instructional staff ratio (46:1000) compliance.

Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended, or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.

Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Ross Bunda, (360) 725-6308.

January 27, 2010

Randy I. Dorn

Superintendent of

Public Instruction

Washington State Code Reviser's Office