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Title 28A RCW

COMMON SCHOOL PROVISIONS

Chapters

28A.150General provisions.
28A.155Special education.
28A.160Student transportation.
28A.165Learning assistance program.
28A.170Substance abuse awareness program.
28A.175Dropout prevention, intervention, and retrieval system.
28A.180Transitional bilingual instruction program.
28A.185Highly capable students.
28A.188Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.
28A.190Residential education programs.
28A.193Education programs for juvenile inmates.
28A.194Education programs for juveniles in adult jails.
28A.195Private schools.
28A.200Home-based instruction.
28A.205Education centers.
28A.210Health -- Screening and requirements.
28A.215Early childhood, preschools, and before-and-after school care.
28A.220Traffic safety.
28A.225Compulsory school attendance and admission.
28A.230Compulsory coursework and activities.
28A.232Alternative learning experience courses.
28A.235Food services.
28A.245Skill centers.
28A.250Online learning.
28A.290Quality education council.
28A.300Superintendent of public instruction.
28A.305State board of education.
28A.310Educational service districts.
28A.315Organization and reorganization of school districts.
28A.320Provisions applicable to all districts.
28A.323Joint school districts -- School districts in two or more educational service districts.
28A.325Associated student bodies.
28A.330Provisions applicable to school districts.
28A.335School districts' property.
28A.340Small high school cooperative projects.
28A.343School director districts.
28A.345Washington state school directors' association.
28A.400Employees.
28A.405Certificated employees.
28A.410Certification.
28A.415Institutes, workshops, and training.
28A.500Local effort assistance.
28A.505School districts' budgets.
28A.510Apportionment to district -- District accounting.
28A.515Common school construction fund.
28A.520Forest reserve funds distribution.
28A.525Bond issues.
28A.527School facilities -- 2008 bond issue.
28A.530District bonds for land, buildings, and equipment.
28A.535Validating indebtedness.
28A.540Capital fund aid by nonhigh school districts.
28A.545Payment to high school districts.
28A.600Students.
28A.605Parent access.
28A.620Community education programs.
28A.623Meal programs.
28A.625Awards.
28A.630Temporary provisions -- Special projects.
28A.635Offenses relating to school property and personnel.
28A.640Sexual equality.
28A.642Discrimination prohibition.
28A.645Appeals from board.
28A.650Education technology.
28A.655Academic achievement and accountability.
28A.657Accountability system.
28A.660Alternative route teacher certification.
28A.690Agreement on qualifications of personnel.
28A.700Secondary career and technical education.
28A.705Interstate compact on educational opportunity for military children.
28A.710Charter schools.
28A.715State-tribal education compacts authority.
28A.900Construction.

Notes:

Actions against school districts: RCW 4.08.120.

Actions by school district in corporate name: RCW 4.08.110.

Armories, use of by school children: RCW 38.20.010.

Attorney general, supervision of prosecuting attorney: RCW 36.27.020(3).

Bankruptcy readjustment and relief from debts: Chapter 39.64 RCW.

Blind, school for: Chapter 72.40 RCW.

Blind made products, purchase of authorized: RCW 19.06.020.

Bomb threats, penalty: RCW 9.61.160.

Bond issues
   declaratory judgments: Chapter 7.25 RCW.
   general provisions applicable to
         declaratory judgments: Chapter 7.25 RCW.
         facsimile signatures, legal sufficiency: RCW 39.44.100.
         interest, payment of: RCW 39.44.120.
         maturity of bonds: RCW 39.44.070.
         registered bonds, statements and signatures: RCW 39.44.102.
         registration of bonds, coupon interest payments: RCW 39.44.120.
         registration of bonds, designation of fiscal agent to register bonds, fee: RCW 39.44.130.
   mutual savings banks, authorized investment for: RCW 32.20.070, 32.20.090.
   refunding bond issues, bankruptcy readjustment and relief from debts: Chapter 39.64 RCW.
   registration of bonds, principal payable to payee or assignee: RCW 39.44.110.
   savings and loan associations, investment in: RCW 33.24.050 through 33.24.070.
   United States, sale of bonds to at private sale: Chapter 39.48 RCW.

Boxing, kickboxing, martial arts, and wrestling events
   exemptions for: RCW 67.08.015.
   physical examination of contestants, urinalysis: RCW 67.08.090.

Buildings, earthquake standards for construction: RCW 70.86.020, 70.86.030.

Cities and towns operating generating utilities in another county
   notice of loss: RCW 35.21.426.
   payment formulas: RCW 35.21.427.
   reimbursement: RCW 35.21.425.

Clerk of districts, agent to receive summons: RCW 4.28.080.

Common schools
   general and uniform system to be established: State Constitution Art. 9 § 2.
   special legislation affecting prohibited: State Constitution Art. 2 § 28.
   superintendent of public instruction to supervise: State Constitution Art. 3 § 22.

Condemnation: Chapter 8.16 RCW.

Contracts made in violation of indebtedness limitations void: RCW 39.36.040.

Conveyance of real property by public bodies -- Recording: RCW 65.08.095.

Crimes relating to
   bomb threats to: RCW 9.61.160.
   discrimination to deny public accommodations because of race, color or creed: RCW 9.91.010.
   generally: Chapter 28A.635 RCW.
   school buses
         design, marking of, mode of operation, regulations for, violating: RCW 46.61.380.
         stopped, failure to stop on approaching: RCW 46.61.370.

Deaf, mute, or blind youth in districts, clerks of school districts to make report of: RCW 72.40.060.

Debts, authority to contract: State Constitution Art. 8 § 6 (Amendment 27).

Declaratory judgments, bond issues: Chapter 7.25 RCW.

Discrimination -- Separation of sexes in dormitories, residence halls, etc.: RCW 49.60.222.

Discrimination to deny public accommodations because of race, color or creed, penalty: RCW 9.91.010.

Displaced homemaker act: Chapter 28B.04 RCW.

Diverse cultures and languages encouraged -- State policy: RCW 1.20.100.

Drivers' training schools, generally: Chapter 46.82 RCW.

Earthquake standards for construction: RCW 70.86.020, 70.86.030.

Education: State Constitution Art. 9.

Educational employment relations act: Chapter 41.59 RCW.

Educational facilities and programs for state schools for the deaf and blind: RCW 72.40.028.

Educational service districts
   deaf, mute, blind youth, reports of: RCW 72.40.070, 72.40.080.
   teachers' retirement system, employer reports: RCW 41.50.230.

Elections
   expenses of consolidated elections, sharing of costs: RCW 29A.04.410.
   times for holding, in all other counties: RCW 29A.04.330.

Elementary or secondary school activities, admission tax exclusion: RCW 36.38.010.

Eminent domain by school districts: Chapter 8.16 RCW.

Employees, qualifications to hold school office: RCW 42.04.020.

Enrollment forecasts: RCW 43.62.050.

Escheats
   bank dividends unclaimed after liquidation and winding up escheat to permanent school fund: RCW 30.44.150, 30.44.180.
   estate escheats for support of schools: RCW 11.08.160.
   permanent school fund, deposited in: RCW 11.08.160.
   trust company dividends unclaimed after liquidation and winding up: RCW 30.44.150, 30.44.180.

Establishment and maintenance of schools guaranteed: State Constitution Art. 26 § 4.

Fiscal year defined: RCW 1.16.030.

Free from sectarian control: State Constitution Art. 9 § 4, Art. 26 § 4.

Funds
   apportionment by special act forbidden: State Constitution Art. 2 § 28(7).
   county school fund, stock on highway, limitations, proceeds of sale to county school fund: RCW 16.24.070.
   general school fund, school patrol uniforms, traffic signs and signals, insurance for, may be paid from: RCW 46.61.385.
   permanent common school fund
         applied exclusively to common schools: State Constitution Art. 9 § 2.
         apportionment by special act forbidden: State Constitution Art. 2 § 28(7).
         banks and trust companies, liquidation and winding up
               dividends unclaimed deposited in: RCW 30.44.150, 30.44.180.
               personal property, proceeds deposited in: RCW 30.44.220.
         enlargement of, legislature may provide: State Constitution Art. 9 § 3.
         escheated estates deposited in: RCW 11.08.160.
         game and game fish lands, payments to in lieu of property taxes: RCW 77.12.201.
         game and game fish lands, withdrawn from lease, payment of amount of lease into: RCW 77.12.360.
         income from, to be applied to common schools: State Constitution Art. 9 § 2.
         interest in deposited in current state school fund, used for current expenses: State Constitution Art. 9 § 3.
         investment generally: State Constitution Art. 16 § 5.
         losses occasioned by default, fraud, etc., to become permanent debt against state: State Constitution Art. 9 § 5.
         permanent and irreducible: State Constitution Art. 9 § 3.
         safe deposit box contents, unclaimed after liquidation and winding up of bank or trust company, proceeds from sale deposited in: RCW 30.44.220.
         sources of: State Constitution Art. 9 § 3.
         state land
               acquired, lease and sale of, disposition of proceeds: RCW 79.10.030.
               withdrawn for game purposes, payment of amount of lease into: RCW 77.12.360.
   school fund, fines and forfeitures paid into: RCW 4.24.180.

Garnishment: Chapter 6.27 RCW.

Hearing, reports of deaf, mute, or blind youths in districts: RCW 72.40.060.

High school athletic eligibility, penalty for violating: RCW 67.04.140.

High schools included in public school system: State Constitution Art. 9 § 2.

Hospitalization and medical aid for public employees and dependents -- Premiums, governmental contributions authorized: RCW 41.04.180.

Indebtedness
   authority to contract: State Constitution Art. 8 § 6 (Amendment 27).
   bankruptcy readjustment and relief from debts: Chapter 39.64 RCW.
   computation of indebtedness: RCW 39.36.030.
   exceeding limitations upon, capital outlays: State Constitution Art. 8 § 6 (Amendment 27).
   limitation on levies: State Constitution Art. 7 § 2 (Amendment 59), RCW 84.52.050.
   limitations upon
         contracts made in violation of void: RCW 39.36.040.
         definitions: RCW 39.36.010.
         exceeding limitations, capital outlays: RCW 39.36.020.
         liabilities incurred in violation void: RCW 39.36.040.
         limitations prescribed: State Constitution Art. 8 § 6 (Amendment 27), RCW 39.36.020.

Intoxicating liquor, retail licenses, proximity limitations: RCW 66.24.010.

Labor relations consultants: RCW 43.09.230.

Lands
   adverse possession against: RCW 7.28.090.
   defined: RCW 79.02.010.
   eminent domain
         by cities against: RCW 8.12.030.
         by corporations, service of notice: RCW 8.20.020.
         by railroads and canal companies against: RCW 81.36.010.
         by school districts: Chapter 8.16 RCW.
         by state, service of notice: RCW 8.04.020.
   parks and recreation commission, relinquishment of control over school lands: RCW 79A.05.175.
   sale of
         educational lands, board of natural resources to fix value: RCW 79.11.080.
         generally: State Constitution Art. 16 §§ 2-4.
         school district purchases of, maximum and minimum areas, preference right to purchase: RCW 79.11.010.
   sale or lease of land and valuable materials, supervision and control of natural resources department over: RCW 79.11.020.
   state lands, included in: RCW 79.02.010.
   state parks and recreation, relinquishment of control over state lands: RCW 79A.05.175.

Legal adviser, prosecuting attorney as: RCW 36.27.020(2), (3).

Libraries, contracts for library service: RCW 27.12.180.

Medical schools, requisites for accreditation and approval: RCW 18.71.055.

Meetings, minutes of governmental bodies: Chapter 42.32 RCW.

Motor vehicles, speed regulations when passing public school or playground cross walk: RCW 46.61.440.

Open to all children of state: State Constitution Art. 9 § 1, Art. 26 § 4.

Parental responsibility for children with disabilities: Chapter 26.40 RCW.

Parental schools
   general powers: RCW 72.05.300.
   personnel: RCW 72.05.310.

Parks and recreation
   authority to acquire and operate: RCW 67.20.010.
   parks, beaches and camps, authority generally: Chapter 67.20 RCW.

Periodicals, purchase of, manner of payment: RCW 42.24.035.

Port and other district dissolution, disposal of funds: RCW 53.48.050, 53.49.010, 53.49.020.

Printing
   contracts for outside state work, labor requirements: RCW 43.19.754.
   must be done within state, exception: RCW 43.19.748, 43.19.751.

Public bodies may retain collection agencies to collect public debts -- Fees: RCW 19.16.500.

Public employment -- Evidence of educational competence: RCW 41.04.015.

Public lands: Title 79 RCW.

Public libraries: Chapter 27.12 RCW.

Public school system, what included in: State Constitution Art. 9 § 2.

Public utility districts and operating agencies
   construction projects causing burden to school districts, reimbursement of districts: Chapter 54.36 RCW.
   privilege tax for school districts: RCW 54.28.080, 54.28.090.

Pupils, residence or absence does not affect right to vote: State Constitution Art. 6 § 4.

Purchases, periodicals, postage, manner of payment: RCW 42.24.035.

Religion, control of schools by, free from: State Constitution Art. 9 § 4, Art. 26 § 4.

Savings and loan associations, school savings accounts, priority in liquidation distribution: RCW 33.40.050.

School directors' association to furnish information to legislature and governor: RCW 44.04.170.

School districts
   clerks
         agent to receive service of summons: RCW 4.28.080.
         deaf, mute, or blind youth in district, report of: RCW 72.40.060.
   contracts, indebtedness limitations, contracts made in violation of void: RCW 39.36.040.
   fiscal year defined: RCW 1.16.030.
   indebtedness
         computation of indebtedness: RCW 39.36.030.
         exceeding limitations upon, capital outlays: State Constitution Art. 8 § 6 (Amendment 27).
         limitation on levies: State Constitution Art. 7 § 2 (Amendment 59), RCW 84.52.050.
         limitations upon
               contracts made in violation of void: RCW 39.36.040.
               definitions: RCW 39.36.010.
               exceeding limitations, capital outlays: RCW 39.36.020.
               liabilities incurred in violation void: RCW 39.36.040.
               limitations prescribed: State Constitution Art. 8 § 6 (Amendment 27), RCW 39.36.020.
   printing must be done within state: RCW 43.19.748.
   service of summons to, personal service: RCW 4.28.080.
   teachers' retirement system, employer reports: RCW 41.50.230.

School patrol: RCW 46.61.385.

Sectarian control, free from: State Constitution Art. 9 § 4.

State otologists, duties of: RCW 70.50.010, 70.50.020.

State school for blind: Chapter 72.40 RCW.

State school for deaf: Chapter 72.40 RCW.

State toxicological laboratories: RCW 68.50.107.

Superintendents, duties: State Constitution Art. 3 § 22.

System of schools to be established by state: State Constitution Art. 9 § 2.

Taxation, property taxes, exemptions: State Constitution Art. 7 § 1 (Amendment 14).

Taxing district relief act: Chapter 39.64 RCW.

Teachers' retirement and pensions: Chapter 41.32 RCW.

Technical schools, included in public school system: State Constitution Art. 9 § 2.

Traffic school of city or town and county: Chapter 46.83 RCW.

Transportation
   school buses
         automated traffic safety cameras: RCW 46.63.180.
         crossing arms: RCW 46.37.620.
         defined for motor vehicle law: RCW 46.04.521.
         design, marking and mode of operation, motor vehicle regulations: RCW 46.61.380.
         highway-railroad grade crossings, to stop at: RCW 46.61.350.
         lighting and safety devices: RCW 46.37.290.
         seat and load capacity fees, exempt from: RCW 46.16A.455(7).
         signal lamps, displaying alternately flashing red lights, to have: RCW 46.37.190.
         special lighting equipment on: RCW 46.37.290.
         stop signals and flasher signal lamps: RCW 46.61.370(1).
         stopped school bus, vehicle must stop on approaching: RCW 46.61.370(1).
         vehicle license and plates, inspection requisite: RCW 46.16A.170.
   special warning equipment and lighting regulated by the Washington state patrol: RCW 46.37.290.

Warrants
   interest rate: RCW 39.56.020.
   rate fixed by issuing officer: RCW 39.56.030.

Year, fiscal year defined: RCW 1.16.030.