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RCW 28A.655.180

Waivers for educational restructuring programs. (Effective until June 30, 2019.)

(1) The state board of education, where appropriate, or the superintendent of public instruction, where appropriate, may grant waivers to districts from the provisions of statutes or rules relating to: The length of the school year; student-to-teacher ratios; and other administrative rules that in the opinion of the state board of education or the opinion of the superintendent of public instruction may need to be waived in order for a district to implement a plan for restructuring its educational program or the educational program of individual schools within the district or to implement an innovation school or innovation zone designated under RCW 28A.630.081 or to implement a collaborative schools for innovation and success pilot project approved under RCW 28A.630.104.

     (2) School districts may use the application process in RCW 28A.305.140 to apply for the waivers under this section.

[2012 c 53 § 9; 2011 c 260 § 9; 2009 c 543 § 3; 1995 c 208 § 1; (1997 c 431 § 23 expired June 30, 1999). Formerly RCW 28A.630.945.]

Notes:

     Findings -- Intent -- Expiration date -- 2012 c 53: See RCW 28A.630.101 and 28A.630.109.

     Findings -- Intent -- 2011 c 260: See note following RCW 28A.630.080.

     Expiration date -- 2011 c 260: See RCW 28A.630.089.

     Finding -- Intent -- 2009 c 543: See note following RCW 28A.305.141.

     

RCW 28A.655.180

Waivers for educational restructuring programs. (Effective June 30, 2019.)

(1) The state board of education, where appropriate, or the superintendent of public instruction, where appropriate, may grant waivers to districts from the provisions of statutes or rules relating to: The length of the school year; student-to-teacher ratios; and other administrative rules that in the opinion of the state board of education or the opinion of the superintendent of public instruction may need to be waived in order for a district to implement a plan for restructuring its educational program or the educational program of individual schools within the district.

     (2) School districts may use the application process in RCW 28A.305.140 to apply for the waivers under this section.

[2009 c 543 § 3; 1995 c 208 § 1; (1997 c 431 § 23 expired June 30, 1999). Formerly RCW 28A.630.945.]

Notes:

     Finding -- Intent -- 2009 c 543: See note following RCW 28A.305.141.