WSR 16-20-088
[Filed October 4, 2016, 1:44 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 392-121-249 and 392-121-280 Finance—General apportionmentCertificated instructional staff.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.150.290(1) and 28A.415.024.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: These rule revisions expand the definition of "accredited institution of higher education" to include institutions of higher education accredited by all national or regional accrediting associations approved by the Washington student achievement council and the secretary of the United States Department of Education, as codified in the recently revised professional educator standards board WAC 181-78A-010.
Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended, or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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, School Apportionment and Financial Services, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, (360) 725-6308.
September 30, 2016
Randy Dorn
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction