PTA members interested in the rules to be written to implement E2SSB 6552 may wish to attend the meeting this Friday (by webinar or in person in Olympia). For more information on the bill click here. This bill implements the career and technical equivalencies, instructional hours and 24 credit diploma.
Notice from State Board of Education: Forum on Rules to Implement E2SSB 6552
Please join us for an opportunity for public comment and Q&A with staff on proposed rules to implement E2SSB 6552, Relating to improving student success by modifying instructional hour and graduation requirements. Comments will be documented and provided to State Board of Education members, as part of public comments in fulfillment of public participation requirements under RCW 34.05.325.
The Forum will be held on June 6, 3:00-4:30 p.m., in the Billings Conference Room, 3rd Floor, Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction Building, 600 Washington Street SE, Olympia, WA 98504-7206.
If you are interested in attending, please let us know by emailing SBE@k12.wa.us.
If you are not able to join in person there is an opportunity to join via webinar. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/985883425
The public hearing for proposed rules to implement E2SSB 6552 will be held on July 9, 2014, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. at ESD 101, Conference Center, 4202 South Regal Street, Spokane, WA 99223.
Public comment may also be submitted through July 3, 2014, by emailing, calling or writing. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, 360-725-6035, or State Board of Education, P.O. Box 47206, Olympia, WA 98504.
Proposed rules are available on the SBE website at: http://www.sbe.wa.gov/documents/BoardMeetings/2014/May/ProposedRulesE2SSB6552.pdf