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Basic education certificated instructional staffDefinitionRatio to students.

(1) For the purposes of this section and RCW 28A.150.410 and 28A.400.200, "basic education certificated instructional staff" means all full-time equivalent classroom teachers, teacher-librarians, counselors, certificated student health services staff, and other certificated instructional staff in the following programs as defined for statewide school district accounting purposes: Basic education, secondary vocational education, general instructional support, and general supportive services.
(2) Each school district shall maintain a ratio of at least 46 basic education certificated instructional staff to 1,000 annual average full-time equivalent students. This requirement does not apply to that portion of a district's annual average full-time equivalent enrollment that is enrolled in alternative learning experience courses as defined in RCW 28A.232.010.


Effective date2022 c 109 §§ 3, 6, and 7: See note following RCW 28A.150.260.
Intent2022 c 109: See note following RCW 28A.300.476.
ApplicationEnforcement of laws protecting health and safety2013 2nd sp.s. c 18: See note following RCW 28A.600.022.
Effective date2011 1st sp.s. c 34 §§ 9 and 10: See note following RCW 28A.150.260.
FindingIntent2011 1st sp.s. c 34: See RCW 28A.232.005.
Effective date2010 c 236 §§ 2, 3, 4, 8, 10, 13, and 14: See note following RCW 28A.150.260.
IntentSeverabilityEffective date1987 1st ex.s. c 2: See notes following RCW 84.52.0531.
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