Absence Rules | Chapter 392-401 WAC
Permanent Rules Adopted
OSPI adopted permanent absence rules on May 3, 2018. The rules will become effective on August 1, 2018. This rule contains a new definition of absence and reasons for excused absences.
WEBINAR: “Absence Rules: Changes & Support” on August 14, 9:00 am
Register to learn more about:
- The recent changes to the absence rules (chapter 392-401 WAC)
- Interpretation of rules and guidance on tardies and suspensions
- Changes and supports for migrant students and students in foster care
Summary and Public Comments
Changes to the rules are summarized here. A more detailed explanation and response to public comments can be found in the Concise Explanatory Statement.
Guidance on Rule Changes
Guidance on the new rules was provided in an
OSPI bulletin on June
For assistance or questions, please contact Krissy Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (360) 725-6045.