180-90-141 - Loss of private school approval

180-90-141. Loss of private school approval

The state board of education may rescind approval of a private school for one or more of the following reasons:

(1) Failure to have students enrolled for any six consecutive calendar months in the school's physical facilities or failure to provide evidence of student enrollment upon request of the state board of education for the said period of time.

(a) For the 2020-21 school year, schools that implement an online education program consistent with the provisions of RCW 28A.195.090 will not be subject to rescission based on a failure to have students enrolled in the school's physical facilities; and

(b) The school maintains a physical address in Washington and plans to resume classroom instruction when the governing body of the school determines it is safe to do so and resumption is allowable under state and local emergency status.

(2) Failure to provide verification that the approved private school teaching staff have a valid Washington state teaching certificate or meet the provisions of WAC 180-90-112(5).

(3) Failure to provide verification that the physical facilities of the school meet the health and fire safety standards.

(Amended by WSR 15-24-108, Filed 12/1/2015, effective 1/1/2016 Amended by WSR 18-24-090, Filed 12/3/2018, effective 1/3/2019 Amended by WSR 21-01-077, Filed 12/10/2020, effective 1/10/2021)

Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.195.040. 03-04-053, § 180-90-141, filed 1/29/03, effective 3/1/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.02.204 [28A.02.240]. 87-09-039 (Order 7-87), § 180-90-141, filed 4/14/87.

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