(1) Schools must provide written notice to parents prior to excluding students from school for failure to comply with WAC 392-380-045
(2) The written notice for public school students shall:
(a) Be delivered in person or by certified mail and provided to parents in their native language if feasible.
(b) Inform the appropriate parents of the applicable laws and implementing rules. In addition to notification of the applicable laws and regulations, a copy of the laws and regulations shall be included with the notice.
(c) In cases of exclusion due to lack of proof of immunization, provide information regarding immunization services that are available from or through the local health department and other public agencies.
(d) Order the student excluded from school and state that such order is effective immediately upon receipt of the notice.
(e) Describe the rights of the parents and student to a hearing, describe the hearing process, and explain that the exclusion continues until either the necessary proof of immunization, or medication or treatment plan is received, or until a hearing officer determines that the student is no longer excluded from school.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.210.160. 07-12-020, § 392-380-050, filed 5/25/07, effective 6/25/07.]