WSR 18-01-044
[Filed December 12, 2017, 12:12 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Chapter 516-26 WAC, Student records.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28B.35.120(12).
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: To revise, update and align existing chapter 516-26 WAC, Student records, with federal Department of Education guidance regarding the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) and ensure current student data processing, storage and transmittal meets current security controls and best practices.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: United States Department of Education - FERPA – no requirement to inform that agency of proposed rule amendment because the purpose of rule making is to align with FERPA guidance.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting David Brunnemer, Registrar, 516 High Street, Mailstop 9008, Bellingham, WA 98225, phone 360-650-7732, email; or Jennifer Sloan, Rules Coordinator, 516 High Street, Mailstop 9015, Bellingham, WA 98225, phone 360-650-3117, fax 360-650-6197, email, web site
December 12, 2017
Jennifer L. Sloan
Rules Coordinator