Preproposal statement of inquiry was filed as WSR 00-15-097.
Title of Rule: WAC 180-82-135 Assignment waivers.
Purpose: To provide authority to grant waivers, on a case-by-case basis, from the provisions of WAC 180-82-105 through 180-82-130 on written application by a school district.
Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 28A.305.130.
Summary: This proposed new section is necessary to provide school district flexibility in assigning teachers into classroom situations.
Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Larry Davis, State Board of Education, Olympia, (360) 753-6715.
Name of Proponent: State Board of Education, governmental.
Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.
Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: This new section provides authority to grant waivers, on a case-by-case basis, on written application by school districts, from the provisions of WAC 180-82-105 through 180-82-130.
Proposal does not change existing rules.
No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. Not applicable.
RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. Not applicable.
Hearing Location: Board Room, North Thurston School District, 305 College Street N.E., Lacey, WA 98516, on January 11, 2001, at 8:30 a.m.
Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Laura Moore by January 5, 2001, TDD (360) 664-3631, or (360) 753-6715.
Submit Written Comments to: Rules Coordinator, State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504-7206, fax (360) 586-2357, by January 5, 2001.
Date of Intended Adoption: January 12, 2001.
December 6, 2000
WAC 180-82-135 Assignment waivers. On a case-by-case basis, the state board of education may waive the provisions of WAC 180-82-105 through 180-82-130 upon written application by a school district board of directors. The application shall detail the rationale for the waiver request. The waiver may be granted subject to any conditions and stipulations as the state board determines.