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Basic education certificated instructional staffDefinitionRatio to students. (Effective until September 1, 2022.)

(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, guidance 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 forty-six basic education certificated instructional staff to one thousand 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.

NOTES:

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.

Basic education certificated instructional staffDefinitionRatio to students. (Effective September 1, 2022.)

(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.

NOTES:

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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