PREPROPOSAL STATEMENT OF INQUIRY
CHARTER SCHOOL COMMISSION
[Filed March 24, 2021, 9:39 a.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: Charter public school age exception to uniform kindergarten entry requirement.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The commission proposes to adopt rules regarding the standards and expectations set for a charter public school in Washington state wanting to implement transitional kindergarten and/or early entrance to kindergarten.
Other Federal and State Agencies that Regulate this Subject and the Process Coordinating the Rule with These Agencies: Both the state board of education (SBE) and the office of the superintendent of public instruction (OSPI) regulate areas that may be impacted by these rules. The commission will solicit input from these agencies.
Process for Developing New Rule: Agency study; and the commission will solicit comments on these rules from SBE, OSPI, charter schools, and other interested parties.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Amanda Martinez, 1068 Washington Street S.E., phone 360-725-5511, email firstname.lastname@example.org, website www.charterschool.wa.gov.
March 24, 2021