Chapter 392-172A WAC

Last Update: 1/11/18

RULES FOR THE PROVISION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION

(Formerly chapter 392-172 WAC)

WAC Sections

GENERAL
392-172A-01000 Authority.
392-172A-01005Purposes.
392-172A-01010Applicability.
DEFINITIONS
392-172A-01020Act.
392-172A-01025Assistive technology device.
392-172A-01030Assistive technology service.
392-172A-01031Behavioral intervention plan.
392-172A-01032Charter school.
392-172A-01035Child with a disability or student eligible for special education.
392-172A-01040Consent.
392-172A-01050Day—Business day—School day.
392-172A-01055Educational service agency.
392-172A-01060Elementary or secondary school.
392-172A-01062English learner.
392-172A-01065Equipment.
392-172A-01070Evaluation.
392-172A-01075Excess costs.
392-172A-01080Free appropriate public education.
392-172A-01090Homeless children.
392-172A-01092Imminent.
392-172A-01095Include.
392-172A-01100Individualized education program.
392-172A-01105Individualized education program team.
392-172A-01107Isolation.
392-172A-01109Likelihood of serious harm.
392-172A-01115Local educational agency or school district.
392-172A-01120Native language.
392-172A-01125Parent.
392-172A-01130Parent training and information center.
392-172A-01135Part-time enrollment.
392-172A-01140Personally identifiable.
392-172A-01142Positive behavioral interventions.
392-172A-01145Private school.
392-172A-01150Public agency.
392-172A-01155Related services.
392-172A-01160Residency or resident student.
392-172A-01162Restraint.
392-172A-01163Restraint device.
392-172A-01165Scientifically based research.
392-172A-01170Services plan.
392-172A-01175Special education.
392-172A-01180State educational agency.
392-172A-01185Supplementary aids and services.
392-172A-01190Transition services.
392-172A-01195Universal design.
392-172A-01200Ward of the state.
FAPE REQUIREMENTS
392-172A-02000Students' rights to a free appropriate public education (FAPE).
392-172A-02005Exceptions to a student's right to FAPE.
392-172A-02010Methods of payment for FAPE.
392-172A-02015Availability of assistive technology.
392-172A-02020Extended school year services.
392-172A-02025Nonacademic services.
392-172A-02030Physical education.
392-172A-02035Program options.
392-172A-02040Child find.
392-172A-02045Routine checking of hearing aids and external components of surgically implanted medical devices.
LEAST RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENT
392-172A-02050Least restrictive environment.
392-172A-02055Continuum of alternative placements.
392-172A-02060Placements.
392-172A-02065Nonacademic settings.
392-172A-02070Students in public or private institutions.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
392-172A-02075Prohibition on mandatory medication.
392-172A-02076Prohibited practices.
392-172A-02080Transition of children from the Part C program to preschool programs.
392-172A-02085Homeless children.
392-172A-02090Personnel qualifications.
392-172A-02095Transportation.
392-172A-02100Home/hospital instruction.
392-172A-02105Emergency response protocols.
392-172A-02110Isolation and restraint—Conditions.
EVALUATIONS, ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATIONS, INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAMS, AND EDUCATIONAL PLACEMENTS
Consent
392-172A-03000Parental consent for initial evaluations, initial services and reevaluations.
EVALUATIONS AND REEVALUATIONS
392-172A-03005Referral and timelines for initial evaluations.
392-172A-03010Screening for instructional purposes is not an evaluation.
392-172A-03015Reevaluation timelines.
392-172A-03020Evaluation procedures.
392-172A-03025Review of existing data for evaluations and reevaluations.
392-172A-03030Evaluations before change in eligibility.
392-172A-03035Evaluation report.
392-172A-03040Determination of eligibility.
ADDITIONAL PROCEDURES FOR IDENTIFYING STUDENTS WITH SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITIES
392-172A-03045District procedures for specific learning disabilities.
392-172A-03050Additional members of the evaluation group.
392-172A-03055Specific learning disability—Determination.
392-172A-03060Process based on a student's response to scientific research-based intervention.
392-172A-03065Use of discrepancy tables for determining severe discrepancy.
392-172A-03070Method for documenting severe discrepancy.
392-172A-03075Observation of students suspected of having a specific learning disability.
392-172A-03080Specific documentation for the eligibility determination of students suspected of having specific learning disabilities.
INDIVIDUALIZED EDUCATION PROGRAMS
392-172A-03090Definition of individualized education program.
392-172A-03095IEP team membership.
392-172A-03100Parent participation.
392-172A-03105When IEPs must be in effect.
392-172A-03110Development, review, and revision of IEP.
392-172A-03115Educational placements.
STUDENTS IN PRIVATE SCHOOLS
Students Eligible for Special Education Enrolled by Their Parents in Private Schools
392-172A-04000Definition of parentally placed private school students.
392-172A-04005Child find for parentally placed private school students eligible for special education.
392-172A-04010Provision of services for parentally placed private school students eligible for special education.
392-172A-04015Expenditures.
392-172A-04020Consultation.
392-172A-04025Written affirmation.
392-172A-04030Compliance with procedures for consultation.
392-172A-04035Determination of equitable services.
392-172A-04040Equitable services provided.
392-172A-04045Location of services and transportation.
392-172A-04050Due process and state complaints regarding parentally placed students in a private school.
392-172A-04055Requirement that funds not benefit a private school.
392-172A-04060Use of personnel.
392-172A-04065Prohibition on the use of separate classes.
392-172A-04070Property, equipment and supplies.
STUDENTS IN PRIVATE OR PUBLIC SCHOOLS PLACED OR REFERRED BY SCHOOL DISTRICTS
392-172A-04080Applicability and authorization.
392-172A-04085Responsibility of the school district.
392-172A-04090Approval of nonpublic agencies.
392-172A-04095Application requirements for nonpublic agency approval.
392-172A-04100Notification of nonpublic agency program changes.
392-172A-04105Suspension, revocation or refusal to renew approval.
392-172A-04110State responsibility for nonpublic agency placements.
STUDENTS ELIGIBLE FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION SERVICES ENROLLED BY THEIR PARENTS IN PRIVATE SCHOOLS WHEN FAPE IS AT ISSUE
392-172A-04115Placement of students when FAPE is at issue.
SAFEGUARDS
392-172A-05000Opportunity to examine records.
392-172A-05001Parent participation in meetings.
392-172A-05005Independent educational evaluation.
392-172A-05010Prior notice and contents.
392-172A-05015Procedural safeguards notice.
392-172A-05020Electronic mail.
STATE CITIZEN COMPLAINT PROCEDURES
392-172A-05025Procedures for filing a complaint.
392-172A-05030Investigation of the complaint and decision.
392-172A-05035Citizen complaints and due process hearings.
392-172A-05040Complaints against OSPI.
392-172A-05045Informing citizens about complaint procedures.
MEDIATION
392-172A-05060Mediation purpose—Availability.
392-172A-05065Qualifications and selection of mediators.
392-172A-05070Resolution of a dispute through mediation.
392-172A-05075Meeting to encourage mediation.
DUE PROCESS HEARING PROCEDURES
392-172A-05080Right to a due process hearing.
392-172A-05085Due process hearing request filing and response.
392-172A-05090Resolution process.
392-172A-05095Administrative law judges.
392-172A-05100Hearing rights.
392-172A-05105Hearing decisions.
392-172A-05110Timelines and convenience of hearings.
392-172A-05115Civil action.
392-172A-05120Attorneys' fees.
392-172A-05125Student's status during proceedings.
SURROGATE PARENTS
392-172A-05130Surrogate parents.
TRANSFER OF RIGHTS AT AGE OF MAJORITY
392-172A-05135Transfer of parental rights to the student at age of majority.
DISCIPLINE PROCEDURES
392-172A-05140Purpose.
392-172A-05145Authority of school personnel.
392-172A-05146Manifestation determination.
392-172A-05147Conduct is a manifestation of student's disability.
392-172A-05148Conduct is not a manifestation of student's disability.
392-172A-05149Special circumstances.
392-172A-05150Notification of change of placement.
392-172A-05155Change of placement because of disciplinary removals.
392-172A-05160Appeal of placement decisions and manifestation determinations.
392-172A-05165Placement during an appeal through a due process hearing.
392-172A-05170Protections for students not determined eligible for special education and related services.
392-172A-05175Referral to and action by law enforcement and judicial authorities.
CONFIDENTIALITY OF STUDENT INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL RECORDS
392-172A-05180Definitions—Destruction of records, educational records, participating agency.
392-172A-05185Notice to parents.
392-172A-05190Access rights.
392-172A-05195Record of access.
392-172A-05200Records on more than one student.
392-172A-05205List of records.
392-172A-05210Fees.
392-172A-05215 Amendment of records and hearing rights.
392-172A-05220Hearing on a request to amend records.
392-172A-05225Consent for release of records.
392-172A-05230Safeguards.
392-172A-05235Destruction of educational records.
392-172A-05240Student rights to educational records.
392-172A-05245District procedures for confidential information.
SCHOOL DISTRICT AND OTHER PUBLIC AGENCY REQUIREMENTS FOR PART B FUNDS
392-172A-06000Condition of assistance.
392-172A-06005Consistency with state policies.
392-172A-06010School district use of funds.
392-172A-06015Maintenance of effort.
392-172A-06020Exception to maintenance of effort.
392-172A-06025Adjustment to local fiscal efforts in certain fiscal years.
392-172A-06030School wide programs under Title 1 of the ESSA.
392-172A-06035Permissive use of funds.
392-172A-06040Purchase of and access to instructional materials.
392-172A-06045School district information for the OSPI.
392-172A-06050Public information.
392-172A-06055Records regarding migratory students eligible for special education.
392-172A-06060Exception for prior policies and procedures.
392-172A-06065Notification of a school district in case of ineligibility.
392-172A-06070School district compliance.
392-172A-06075Collaborative requests.
392-172A-06080Requirements for establishing eligibility.
392-172A-06085Coordinated early intervening services.
392-172A-06090Direct services by the OSPI.
392-172A-06095State agency eligibility.
STATE PROCEDURESMONITORINGENFORCEMENT AND STATE PROGRAM INFORMATION
392-172A-07000Methods of ensuring services.
392-172A-07005Students eligible for special education who are covered by public benefits or insurance or private insurance.
MONITORING
392-172A-07010Monitoring.
392-172A-07012Determinations.
PERFORMANCE GOALS AND INDICATORSSTATE PERFORMANCE PLANS AND ANNUAL PERFORMANCE REPORTS
392-172A-07015Performance goals and indicators.
392-172A-07020State performance plans and data collection.
392-172A-07025State use of targets and reporting.
392-172A-07030State enforcement.
CHILD COUNT, DISPROPORTIONALITY, SUSPENSION AND EXPULSION
392-172A-07035Child count.
392-172A-07040Significant disproportionality.
392-172A-07045Suspension and expulsion rates for students eligible for special education.
392-172A-07050State use of funds.
392-172A-07055State safety net fund for high need students.
STATE ADVISORY COUNCIL
392-172A-07060State advisory council.
392-172A-07065Records related to grant funds.
392-172A-07070Public participation.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
392-172A-01045Core academic subjects. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090(7) and 42 U.S.C. 1400 et. seq. WSR 07-14-078, § 392-172A-01045, filed 6/29/07, effective 7/30/07.] Repealed by WSR 17-23-054, filed 11/9/17, effective 12/10/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090.
392-172A-01085Highly qualified special education teachers. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090 and 34 C.F.R. Part 300. WSR 13-20-034, § 392-172A-01085, filed 9/24/13, effective 10/25/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090(7) and 42 U.S.C. 1400 et. seq. WSR 07-14-078, § 392-172A-01085, filed 6/29/07, effective 7/30/07.] Repealed by WSR 17-23-054, filed 11/9/17, effective 12/10/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090.
392-172A-01110Limited English proficient. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090(7) and 42 U.S.C. 1400 et. seq. WSR 07-14-078, § 392-172A-01110, filed 6/29/07, effective 7/30/07.] Repealed by WSR 17-23-054, filed 11/9/17, effective 12/10/17. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090.
392-172A-03120Aversive interventions definition and purpose. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090 and 34 C.F.R. Part 300. WSR 13-20-034, § 392-172A-03120, filed 9/24/13, effective 10/25/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090(7) and 42 U.S.C. 1400 et. seq. WSR 07-14-078, § 392-172A-03120, filed 6/29/07, effective 7/30/07.] Repealed by WSR 16-02-034, filed 12/29/15, effective 1/29/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090, 42 U.S.C. 1400 et seq. and 34 C.F.R. Part 300.
392-172A-03125Aversive intervention prohibitions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090 and 34 C.F.R. Part 300. WSR 13-20-034, § 392-172A-03125, filed 9/24/13, effective 10/25/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090(7) and 42 U.S.C. 1400 et. seq. WSR 07-14-078, § 392-172A-03125, filed 6/29/07, effective 7/30/07.] Repealed by WSR 16-02-034, filed 12/29/15, effective 1/29/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090, 42 U.S.C. 1400 et seq. and 34 C.F.R. Part 300.
392-172A-03130Aversive interventions—Conditions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090 and 34 C.F.R. Part 300. WSR 13-20-034, § 392-172A-03130, filed 9/24/13, effective 10/25/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090(7) and 42 U.S.C. 1400 et. seq. WSR 07-14-078, § 392-172A-03130, filed 6/29/07, effective 7/30/07.] Repealed by WSR 16-02-034, filed 12/29/15, effective 1/29/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090, 42 U.S.C. 1400 et seq. and 34 C.F.R. Part 300.
392-172A-03135Aversive interventions—Individualized education program requirements. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090 and 34 C.F.R. Part 300. WSR 13-20-034, § 392-172A-03135, filed 9/24/13, effective 10/25/13; WSR 09-20-053, § 392-172A-03135, filed 10/1/09, effective 11/1/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090(7) and 42 U.S.C. 1400 et. seq. WSR 07-14-078, § 392-172A-03135, filed 6/29/07, effective 7/30/07.] Repealed by WSR 16-02-034, filed 12/29/15, effective 1/29/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090, 42 U.S.C. 1400 et seq. and 34 C.F.R. Part 300.
392-172A-04075Other service arrangements for students, including students placed in sectarian schools. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090(7) and 42 U.S.C. 1400 et. seq. WSR 07-14-078, § 392-172A-04075, filed 6/29/07, effective 7/30/07.] Repealed by WSR 09-20-053, filed 10/1/09, effective 11/1/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.155.090 and 34 C.F.R. Part 300.
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