WSR 18-05-095
[Filed February 21, 2018, 10:56 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 392-140-915 High poverty fundingProcess and definition of eligible schools, 392-140-916 K-3 class size funding, 392-140-923 K-3 class sizeEnrollment, 392-140-932 K-3 class sizeTeacher, 392-140-934 K-3 class sizeSupplemental FTE teachers, 392-140-936 K-3 demonstrated class sizeHigh poverty schools, 392-140-939 K-3 demonstrated class sizeNonhigh poverty schools, 392-140-942 Weighted average class sizeHigh poverty schools, 392-140-945 Weighted average class sizeNonhigh poverty schools, and 392-122-605 Apportionment of state moneys for the state learning assistance program.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 28A.150.290, 28A.165.075.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The office of superintendent of public instruction (OSPI) is considering updating agency rules governing the learning assistance program to address the elimination of K-3 high poverty school enhanced funding and clarify the process to determine K-3 class size 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Process for Developing New Rule: Early solicitation of public comments and recommendations respecting new, amended, or repealed rules, and consideration of the comments and recommendations in the course of drafting rules.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 Becky McLean, OSPI Enrollment Supervisor, Old Capitol Building, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA, phone 360-725-6306, fax 360-664-3683, TTY 360-664-3631, email, web site
February 21, 2018
Chris P. S. Reykdal
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction