WSR 18-16-122
[Filed August 1, 2018, 11:43 a.m.]
Original Notice.
Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 18-12-069.
Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: WAC 392-140-950 through 392-140-967, FinanceSpecial allocationsLearning improvement days.
Hearing Location(s): On September 5, 2018, at 1:00 p.m., at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), 600 South Washington Street, Wanamaker Room, Olympia, WA 98501. If you are planning to testify, please arrive by 1:00 p.m.
Date of Intended Adoption: September 7, 2018.
Submit Written Comments to: Ross Bunda, OSPI, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504-7200, email, fax 360-664-3683, by September 5, 2018.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Kristin Murphy, phone 360-725-6133, fax 360-754-4201, TTY 360-664-3631, email, by August 29, 2018.
Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: OSPI is considering repealing rules related to learning improvement days. OSPI has not implemented these rules since the 2010-11 school year because the underlying state funding methodology is obsolete.
Reasons Supporting Proposal: OSPI is proposing to repeal obsolete rules that funded learning improvement days based on a state funding methodology that ended in school year 2010-11.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.150.290(1).
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Ross Bunda, OSPI, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504, 360-725-6308; Implementation and Enforcement: T. J. Kelly, OSPI, P.O. Box 47200, Olympia, WA 98504, 360-725-6301.
A school district fiscal impact statement is not required under RCW 28A.305.135.
A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. OSPI is not subject to RCW 34.05.328 per subsection (5)(a)(i). Additionally, this rule is not a significant legislative rule per subsection (5)(c)(iii).
This rule proposal, or portions of the proposal, is exempt from requirements of the Regulatory Fairness Act because the proposal:
Is exempt under RCW 19.85.030.
Explanation of exemptions: No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. The proposed amendment does not have an impact on small business and therefore does not meet the requirements for a statement under RCW 19.85.030 (1) or (2).
August 1, 2018
Chris P. S. Reykdal
State Superintendent
of Public Instruction
The following sections of the Washington Administrative Code are repealed:
WAC 392-140-950
Learning improvement days—Applicable provisions.
WAC 392-140-951
Learning improvement days—Purpose.
WAC 392-140-955
Learning improvement daysDefinitionLearning improvement day.
WAC 392-140-956
Learning improvement daysOther definitions.
WAC 392-140-957
Learning improvement days—Allowable activities.
WAC 392-140-961
Learning improvement daysDetermination of the number of funded learning improvement days.
WAC 392-140-962
Learning improvement daysSalary allocations for learning improvement days.
WAC 392-140-965
Learning improvement daysRequests for review and adjustment.
WAC 392-140-967
Learning improvement daysReporting requirements.