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NUMBER DATE TITLE PROGRAM
B069-13 12/31/13
+ Guidance on Private School Participation in Federal Programs

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and the Carl D. Perkins Act of 2006 require school districts to provide equitable services to eligible private school students, teachers, educational personnel, and parents under certain federal programs.

  • B069-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach A - Programs Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and Other Federal Programs that Require Equitable Private School Participation: Basic Information Table
  • Attach B - Private School Electronic Reporting Instructions
  • Attach C - OSPI Annual Private School Timeline
  • Attach D - Requirements for School Districts Regarding Private School Participation in Federal Programs
  • Attach E - School District Electronic Reporting Instructions
  • Attach F - USDA Child Nutrition Income Guidelines 2013–14

Title I/LAP and Consolidated Program Review
B068-13 12/23/13 Teaching and Learning/Secondary Education and Student Support
B067-13 12/10/13
+ Implementation Timeline for the New e-Certification System

The purpose of this bulletin is to outline the implementation timeline for the new e-Certification system that will be launched to support educator certification in Washington.

Professional Certification
B066-13 11/26/13
+ N<20 School Improvement Plan Submission and Schools with No Population Tested on the Statewide Assessment

In July 2012, Washington State’s ESEA Flexibility Request (Waiver) was approved by the United States Department of Education (ED), which maintained the requirement, but reduced the student number from fewer than 30 to fewer than 20.

  • B066-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach A - Requirements for School Improvement Plan WAC 180-16-220
  • Attach B - List of Schools Required to Submit School Improvement Plans
  • Attach C - N<20 School Improvement Plan Feedback Form
  • Attach D - N<20 School Improvement Plan Assurance Form

Title I/LAP and Consolidated Program Review
B065-13 12/13/13
+ Child Nutrition Programs Annual Requirements for Local Education Agencies

Local education agencies (LEA) that operate the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP) are required to complete several requirements each year that protect program integrity.

  • B065-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - On-Site School Review
  • Attach 2 - On-Site Review for Afterschool Snack Program
  • Attach 3 - Daily Snack Count Form for Area Eligible Site
  • Attach 4 - On-Site Review for LEAs Afterschool At Risk Meal Program
  • Attach 5 - Annual Storage Facility Self-Evaluation

Child Nutrition Services
B064-13 11/07/13
+ Teacher and Principal Evaluation Project Update; Educator Evaluation Data Collection; Requirements under Part II of ESSB 5895

This bulletin announces the opening of the Education Data System (EDS) application used to collect educator evaluation data for the 2012–13 school year.

K-12 Education
B063-13 11/04/13
+ Parent Involvement Requirements for Title I, Part A Districts and Schools

Parental involvement means the participation of parents in regular, two-way, meaningful communication involving student academic learning and other school activities, and ensures that:

Title I/LAP and Consolidated Program Review
B062-13 11/06/13
+ Special Education Safety Net Application for 2013–14

Safety net funding is available to school districts with a demonstrated capacity for special education funding in excess of state and federal funding otherwise available to the district. This bulletin provides application instructions for special education safety net awards for the 2013–14 school year.

Special Education
B061-13 11/07/13
+ 2013–14 National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification and Challenging Schools Bonuses

This bulletin provides instructions for claiming the annual state salary bonus for teachers who have attained national board certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS).

School Apportionment and Financial Services/K-12 Education
B060-13 11/01/13
+ Home/Hospital Instruction Program Procedures for School Districts

This bulletin provides Home/Hospital (H/H) Instruction Program procedures to determine student eligibility and school district reimbursement.

  • B060-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Home/Hospital Instruction WAC 392-172A-02100
  • Attach 2 - Guidelines for District Administration of the Home/Hospital (H/H) Instruction Program
  • Attach 3 - Home/Hospital Frequently Asked Questions
  • Attach 4 - Report of Final Home and Hospital Attendance (Form SPI E-525)
  • Attach 5 - Sample Request for Home/Hospital Instruction (Form SPI E-310)

Secondary Education and Student Support
B059-13 11/27/13
+ Family Day Care Home Sponsors—Sponsor Application Packet for Fiscal Year 2014

Institutions that intend to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) as a sponsor of family day care homes must complete and return the attached application packet.

  • B059-13 - Bulletin
  • Attachment 1 - CACFP Family Day Care Home Sponsors General Instructions
  • Attachment 2 - Form SPI FDCH 1136CKLT Application Checklist New Sponsors
  • Attachment 3 - Form SPI FDCH 1136A Family Day Care Home Sponsor Program Agreement
  • Attachment 4 - Form SPI CACFP 1136 AUTH SIG User Authorization
  • Attachment 5 - Form SPI 1136W Administrative Budget
  • Attachment 6 - Form SPI FDCH 1136MP Management Plan
  • Attachment 7 - Form SPI CACFP 1269SI Sponsor Information
  • Attachment 8 - Form SPI CACFP 1269MR Nondiscrimination and Media Policy Statement
  • Attachment 9 - Form SPI FDCH 1136 SAMP Media Release
  • Attachment 10 - Form SPI CNS 280 LOB Certification Regarding Lobbying
  • Attachment 11 - Form SPI CNS 280F Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attachment 12 - Form SPI CNS 1136PS Procurement Standards
  • Attachment 13 - Statewide Payee Registration
  • Attachment 14 - Form SPI FDCH 1136E Family Day Care Home Provider Enrollment Roster
  • Attachment 15 - Form SPI 1576 Sample Letter to Board Members, Managers, and Supervisors in Organizations Participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program/Information to Gather From Principals in Organizations Applying or Re-Applying to Participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • Attachment 16 - 1136 FDCH CIV/RIG Requirements for Civil Rights Compliance

Child Nutrition Services
B058-13 10/28/13
+ Federal Special Education Data Reporting Requirements

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) collects special education data which must be submitted annually to the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. Department of Education.

Special Education
B057-13 10/29/13
+ Changes in the Number of Required Fire and Emergency Drills

This bulletin provides information about changes that affect the requirements for emergency drills in schools. These changes take effect immediately and affect all schools in Washington State.

Secondary Education and Student Support
B056-13 10/18/13
+ 2012–13 Annual Career and Technical Education Student Enrollment File (P210 Voc Report)

The 2012–13 Annual Career and Technical Education Student Enrollment File for Middle and High School will be generated using the Comprehensive Education Data and Research System (CEDARS). The Annual CTE Student Enrollment File (P210 Voc) will be used to generate the district’s Perkins local performance indicators as outline in the Perkins IV Act.

Career and College Readiness
B055-13 10/17/13
+ 2013–14 S-275 Personnel Reporting Handbook, 2013–14 School Personnel Report, Form S-275

The 2013–14 S-275 Personnel Reporting Handbook provides school districts and educational service districts (ESDs) with instructions for reporting certificated and classified staff to School Apportionment and Financial Services (SAFS) at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).

School Apportionment and Financial Services
B054-13 10/17/13
+ 2014–2017 District Technology Plans

This bulletin outlines the E-rate requirements and technology planning process for districts that will develop a 2014-2017 technology plan.

Information Technology Services
B053-13 11/27/13
+ Adult Care Institutions—Application Packet for New Institutions for Federal Fiscal Year 2014

Institutions that intend to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) must complete and return the attached application packet.

  • B053-13 - Bulletin
  • Attachment 1 - General Instructions CACFP New Adult Care Institutions
  • Attachment 2 - Form SPI CACFP 1316CKLT NEW — Adult Day Care Application Checklist for New Institutions
  • Attachment 3 - Form SPI CACFP 1316A Adult Day Care Agreement
  • Attachment 4 - Form SPI CACFP 1136 AUTH SIG User Authorization
  • Attachment 5 - Form SPI CACFP 1269SI Sponsor Information
  • Attachment 6 - Form SPI CACFP 1269S-APP Center Application
  • Attachment 7 - Form SPI CACFP 1269B Budget Information
  • Attachment 8 - Form SPI 1269MP Management Plan
  • Attachment 9 - Form SPI CACFP 1316MR Nondiscrimination and Media Policy Statement
  • Attachment 10 - Form SPI CACFP 1316 SAMP Media Release
  • Attachment 11 - Form SPI CNS 280 LOB Certification Regarding Lobbying
  • Attachment 12 - Form SPI CNS 280F Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attachment 13 - Form SPI CNS 1136PS Procurement Standards
  • Attachment 14 - Statewide Payee Registration
  • Attachment 15 - Form SPI 1576 Sample Letter to Board Members, Managers, and Supervisors in Organizations Participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)

Child Nutrition Services
B052-13 10/16/13
+ 2012–13 Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate Report (P210)

The Comprehensive Education Data and Research System (CEDARS) will be the source for the Adjusted Four-Year 2012–13 Cohort Graduation Rate Report (P210) for the Class of 2013.

Assessment and Student Information
B051-13 11/06/13
+ National School Lunch, Breakfast, and Special Milk Program Building Data for October 2013 and October Claim for Reimbursement

The purpose of this bulletin is to request October 2013 building data for all public schools, private schools, and residential child care institutions (RCCIs) approved to operate a National School Lunch, Breakfast, or Special Milk Program.

  • B051-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - National School Lunch, Breakfast, and Special Milk Program Building Data Instructions – October 2013
  • Attach 2 - Claim Override Spreadsheet

Child Nutrition Services
B050-13 10/07/13
+ Required Submission of Comparability Report for Title I, Part A

Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 2001 (ESEA), as a condition to receiving Title I, Part A funds, districts must use state and local funds to provide services in Title I, Part A schools that are comparable to the services provided in schools that are not receiving Title I, Part A funds.

Title I/LAP and Consolidated Program Review
B049-13 10/15/13
+ Child Care Institutions—Application Packet for New Institutions for Federal Fiscal Year 2014

Institutions that intend to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) must complete and return the attached application packet.

  • B049-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - General Instructions CACFP New Child Care Institutions
  • Attach 2 - Form SPI CACFP 1269CKLT-2 Child Care Center Application Checklist for New Institutions
  • Attach 3 - Form SPI CACFP 1269A Child Care Center Agreement
  • Attach 4 - Form SPI CACFP 1136 AUTH SIG User Authorization
  • Attach 5 - Form SPI CACFP 1269SI Sponsor Information
  • Attach 6 - Form SPI CACFP 1269S-APP Center Application
  • Attach 7 - Form SPI CACFP 1269B Budget Information
  • Attach 8 - Form SPI 1269MP Management Plan
  • Attach 9 - Form SPI CACFP 1269MR Nondiscrimination and Media Policy Statement
  • Attach 10 - Form SPI CACFP 1269 SAMP Media Release
  • Attach 11 - Form SPI CNS 280 LOB Certification Regarding Lobbying
  • Attach 12 - Form SPI CNS 280F Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attach 13 - Form SPI CNS 1136PS Procurement Standards
  • Attach 14 - Statewide Payee Registration
  • Attach 15 - Form SPI 1576 Sample Letter to Board Members, Managers, and Supervisors in Organizations Participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP)
  • Online Only Attachment A - Form SPI CACFP 1136SA Food Service Agreement for Vendors
  • Online Only Attachment B - Form SPI CACFP 1269 FBS Financial Balance Sheet
  • Online Only Attachment C - Form SPI CACFP 1269SC.fm Self-Certification of Non-licensed Facilities
  • Online Only Attachment D - Bulletin 012-13

Child Nutrition Services
B048-13 09/19/13
+ Federal McKinney-Vento Data Collection Forms

According to the Federal McKinney-Vento Act, all school districts are required to identify, enroll, and serve children and youths living in homeless situations.

  • B048-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Identification of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Secondary Education and Student Support
B047-13 09/19/13
+ SchoolSpeedTest Month October 1-31, 2013: Test School Internet Connectivity Speed

Washington is one of many other states encouraging school staff to take the National SchoolSpeedTest. When the one-minute test is run, it records available bandwidth (the rate of data transfer) on a classroom Internet connection.

Information Technology Services
B046-13 09/10/13
+ 2013–14 Reimbursement and Categories for School Buses

School Bus Reimbursement (Depreciation) information for the 2013–14 school year is available online at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction’s (OSPI) School Bus Information System (SBIS) http://www.k12.wa.us/busdepreciation/.

Student Transportation
B045-13 09/13/13
+ Beginning Educator Support Team (BEST) Grants

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has been tasked by the Legislature with continued funding of a beginning educator support program.

K-12 Education
B044-13 09/11/13
+ Grant Award Reporting and Processes for Fiscal Year 2013–14

This bulletin sets forth the Fiscal Year (FY) 2013–14 grant payment processes, expenditure reporting, information about carryover funds, budget revision policy, and information about indirect costs for federal and state grant programs.

Grants Management
B043-13 09/20/13
+ Verification Requirements for Local Education Agencies: Income Verification of Free and Reduced-Price Meal Applications

Verification of free and reduced-price meal application is an annual requirement for all public school districts, private schools, and Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCIs) that collect meal applications for students.

  • B043-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Verification Timeline
  • Attach 2 - Verification Non-Response Rate at 20% or Higher For 2012–13 SY
  • Attach 3 - 3% Focused – 20% or Greater Non-Response Rate (3% of Applications) Sampling Worksheet
  • Attach 4 - LEAs with a Non-Response Rate Less Than 20% 3% Random Sampling Worksheet
  • Attach 5 - LEAs – Non-Response Rate Less Than 20% Focused Sampling Worksheet 1% Plus 1/2%
  • Attach 6 - Explanation of Method Used to Select Verification Sample
  • Attach 7 - Letter to Households Notification of Selection for Verification of Eligibility
  • Attach 8 - Verification Information for Free and Reduced-Price Meals
  • Attach 9 - Letter Household May Have Employer Complete
  • Attach 10 - Letter Household May Have Social Security Office Complete
  • Attach 11 - Letter Household May Have Basic Food/TANF Office Complete
  • Attach 12 - Letter Household May Have Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)/Tribal TANF Office Complete
  • Attach 13 - Letter to the Basic Food/TANF/FDPIR/Tribal TANF Office from the Local Education Agency
  • Attach 14 - Verification Form – Basic Food/TANF/FDPIR/Tribal TANF Recipients (Multiple Applicants)
  • Attach 15 - Letter of Verification Results and Adverse Action for Income Households
  • Attach 16 - Letter of Verification Results and Adverse Action for Basic Food/TANF/FDPIR/Tribal TANF Households
  • Attach 17 - Notification of Continuation of Benefits as a Result of Verification (Optional)
  • Attach 18 - Follow-up Notice to Households Who Did Not Respond to Verification Request for Information
  • Attach 19 - Sources of Acceptable Income Documentation
  • Attach 20 - Documentation of the Verification Process
  • Attach 21 - User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 22 - OSPI-CNS Software Systems – Waiver of Second Party Confirmation Review

Child Nutrition Services
B042-13 08/30/13
+ Updated High School Assessment Graduation Requirements

The purpose of this memorandum is to describe the new high school assessment graduation requirements approved by the 2013 Washington State Legislature on June 28, 2013.

Assessment and Student Information
B041-13 08/29/13
+ Reductions in Annual K-20 Network Costs for K-12 Districts

All districts connected to the K-20 Network will see significant cost savings on their total fee–copayment and Internet Service Provider (ISP).

Information Technology Services
B040-13 08/20/13
+ Learning Assistance Program Requirements

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform school districts about the Learning Assistance Program (LAP) requirements as defined in Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill (ESSB) 5946 of 2013.

Title I/Learning Assistance Program and Consolidated Program Review
B039-13 09/03/13
+ 2013–14 School Year, Required Student Transportation Operations Reports

This bulletin provides information for all required school district and educational service district (ESD) student transportation operations reports.

  • B039-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - General Instructions for the Student Transportation Operations Report
  • Attach 2 - Detailed Guidance for the Student Transportation Operations Report
  • Form 1 - School Bus Route and Bus Stop Location Form
  • Form 2 - Mid-day Route Count Worksheet
  • Form 3 - District Car Mileage Log
  • Form 4 - District Car Student Count Form
  • Form 5 - Student Count Form
  • Form 6 - McKinney–Vento Transportation Worksheet

Student Transportation
B038-13 08/19/13
+ Transitional Bilingual Instructional Program (TBIP) Funding for Exited TBIP Students

In the 2013 legislative session, state legislators made additional funds available through the State Transitional Bilingual Instructional Program (TBIP) to provide academic support for recently exited TBIP students to reach grade-level performance in academic subjects.

Migrant and Bilingual Education
B037-13 09/03/13
+ 2013–14 State Accepted Quotes for School Bus Categories

The school bus purchase prices available through the state quote system are established each year from competitive price quotes in each school bus category submitted by Washington school bus vendors.

Student Transportation
B036-13 08/09/13
+ 2013–14 Enrollment Reporting Handbook

The 2013–14 Enrollment Reporting Handbook provides school districts, educational service districts (ESDs), and other users with a reference manual and forms for reporting enrollment to School Apportionment and Financial Services (SAFS) at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).

School Apportionment and Financial Services
B035-13 08/05/13
+ E-rate Form 479 (Children’s Internet Protection Act Compliance Verification)

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and K-20 Educational Network Consortium apply for E-rate discounts on behalf of all K–12 schools connected to the K-20 network.

Information Technology Services
B034-13 09/30/13 Secondary Education and Student Support
B033-13 09/30/13
+ 2013–14 Home-Based Student Annual Report

The purpose of this bulletin is to request that school district administrators complete the Home-Based Student Annual Report.

Secondary Education and Student Support
B032-13 08/01/13
+ 2013–2014 Running Start Updates on 1.20 FTE Limitation

The purpose of this bulletin is to review current guidance related to the legislative, policy, and procedural changes implemented for the Running Start 1.20 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) combined maximum limitation that may be claimed by school districts and colleges.

  • B032-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach A - Clarifying Guidance on the 1.20 Running Start Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Limitation
  • Attach B1 - Running Start Enrollment Verification Form
  • Attach B2 - Completing the Running Start Enrollment Verification Form
  • Attach C1 - 2013–14 Spring Quarter Eligibility Adjustment Form
  • Attach C2 - Completing the Spring Quarter Eligibility Adjustment Form

Secondary Education and Student Support, School Apportionment and Financial Services
B031-13 08/07/13
+ Adult Care Institutions—Child and Adult Care Food Program Renewal Process for Federal Fiscal Year 2014

This bulletin is to provide instructions on renewing the Child and Adult Care Food Program application packet for Adult Care Centers.

  • B031-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Adult Care Center Application Checklist for Renewing Institutions
  • Attach 2 - General Instructions—Renewing Adult Care Institutions
  • Attach 3 - Adult Care Online Renewal Instructions—2014
  • Attach 4 - Procurement Standards
  • Attach 5 - User Authorization
  • Attach 6 - Food Service Agreement for Vendors
  • Attach 7 - Statewide Payee Registration

Child Nutrition Services
B030-13 08/07/13
+ Child Care Institutions—Child and Adult Care Food Program Renewal Process for Federal Fiscal Year 2014

This bulletin is to provide instructions on renewing the Child and Adult Care Food Program application packet for Child Care Institutions.

  • B030-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Child Care Center Application Checklist for Renewing Institutions
  • Attach 2 - General Instructions—Renewing Child Care Institutions
  • Attach 3 - Child Care Online Instructions—2014
  • Attach 4 - Procurement Standards
  • Attach 5 - USDA Flier—Building for the Future (English)
  • Attach 6 - USDA Flier—Building for the Future (Spanish)
  • Attach 7 - WIC: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (English)
  • Attach 8 - WIC: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (Spanish)
  • Attach 9 - User Authorization
  • Attach 10 - Food Service Agreement for Vendors
  • Attach 11 - Statewide Payee Registration

Child Nutrition Services
B029-13 07/18/13
+ Teacher and Principal Evaluation Project Update; Educator Evaluation Data Collection; Requirements under Part II of ESSB 5895(2011−12)

On June 7, 2012, Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5895 (ESSB 5895) was signed into law revising the teacher and principal evaluation system and establishing the requirements and details of the new system.

K-12 Education
B028-13 08/07/13
+ Family Day Care Home Sponsors Application Renewal Process for Federal Fiscal Year 2014

This bulletin is to provide instructions on renewing the Child and Adult Care Food Program application for Family Day Care Home Sponsors.

  • B028-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Application Checklist for Renewing Sponsors
  • Attach 2 - General Instructions Renewing Family Day Care Home Sponsors
  • Attach 3 - Procurement Standards
  • Attach 4 - WIC: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (English)
  • Attach 5 - WIC: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (Spanish)
  • Attach 6 - User Authorization
  • Attach 7 - Statewide Payee Registration

Child Nutrition Services
B027-13 07/31/13
+ Renewal of Special Milk Program Application for 2013–14 School Year

This bulletin is to provide instructions on renewing the Special Milk Program (SMP) application for next school year.

  • B027-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Instructions for Completing Attachments
  • Attach 2 - Application Checklist Special Milk Program
  • Attach 3 - Certification Regarding Lobbying
  • Attach 4 - Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attach 5 - User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 6 - Letter to Households
  • Attach 7 - Household Application for Free Milk
  • Attach 8 - Sample Public Release for Special Milk Program
  • Attach 9 - USDA Child Nutrition Program Income Guidelines
  • Attach 10 - Notice of Eligibility for Free Milk
  • Attach 11 - Notice of Denied Eligibility for Free Milk
  • Attach 12 - Statewide Payee Registration

Child Nutrition Services
B026-13 06/16/13
+ 2012–13 Weapons in Schools, Student Behavior Suspensions and Expulsions/HIB Data Collection

Per state and federal law require the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is required to report information on all known incidents involving the possession of weapons on school premises, transportation systems, or in areas of facilities while being used exclusively by public or private schools for each public school district and each approved private school.

Secondary Education and Student Support
B025-13 10/15/13
+ Public School Districts/Private Schools Child Nutrition Program Claim Instructions 2013–14 School Year

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide instructions for filing reimbursement claims electronically in the web based Child Nutrition Program database (CNP2000) for sponsors participating in 2013–14 National School Lunch Program (NSLP), School Breakfast Program (SBP), and Special Milk Program (SMP) (Attachment 1).

  • B025-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and Special Milk Programs Electronic Claim Instructions for Public Schools
  • Attach 2 - Statewide Payee Registration Form
  • Attach 3 - National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and Special Milk Programs 2013–14 Claim Due Dates
  • Attach 4 - School Lunch, Breakfast, and Special Milk Program Claim for Reimbursement (FORM SPI F-398)
  • Attach 5 - National School Lunch, School Breakfast, and Special Milk Programs Late Claim Instructions
  • Attach 6 - Examples of Requests for Exceptions

Child Nutrition Services
B024-13 07/29/13
+ Child Nutrition Programs Federal and State Reimbursement Rates and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Commodity Assistance Program Rate for Period July 1, 2013 to June 30, 2014

Following are the new reimbursement rates for meals served in the Child Nutrition Programs effective July 1, 2013:

Child Nutrition Services
B023-13 06/06/13
+ Approved Online Providers and Approval Requirements for Online Providers

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has recently approved two online providers. This communication contains the complete list of all OSPI approved online providers.

Information Technology Services
B022-13 06/17/13
+ Waiver of Eligibility for Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program

The Western Regional Office of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended the automatic eligibility of participants in Washington State’s Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) for a one-year period.

Child Nutrition
B021-13 05/31/13
+ Civil Rights Requirements to Provide Interpretation and Translation Services for Parents and Guardians with Limited English Proficiency

This bulletin provides information to school districts about their obligation to provide interpretation and translation services to parents and guardians with limited English proficiency. It also clarifies guidance about this issue provided in the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction’s (OSPI) Civil Rights Guidelines: Prohibiting Discrimination in Washington Public Schools.

Equity and Civil Rights/Migrant, Bilingual and Native Education
B020-13 06/04/13
+ Notification of IDEA-B Grant Funds Available for Start-up Costs of Implementing Teletherapy Services

The purpose of this bulletin is to announce the availability of federal IDEA-B grant funds for start-up costs associated with implementing a web-based infrastructure of teletherapy options for special education students in need of related services.

Special Education
B019-13 05/31/13
+ Use of Funds: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004), Part B

This bulletin informs Local Education Agencies (LEAs) of the requirements pertaining to the use of funds consistent with Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004).

Special Education
B018-13 06/28/13
+ Renewal of Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCI) Child Nutrition Programs Application – 2013-14 School Year

Residential child care institutions (RCCIs) that intend to continue participation in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and/or the School Breakfast Program (SBP) for school year 2013-14 must complete and return the renewal application packet by August 30, 2013.

  • B018-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Residential Child Care Institutions School Year 2013-14 Instructions
  • Attach 2 - 2013-14 Application Checklist for RCCIs
  • Attach 3 - Student Income Policy Statement by Residential Child Care Institutions
  • Attach 4 - Certification Regarding Lobbying
  • Attach 5 - Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attach 6 - User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 7 - 2013-14 Letter to Households (Private/RCCI) National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Attach 8 - 2013-14 Household Application for Free and Reduced-Price Meals
  • Attach 9 - USDA Child Nutrition Program Income Guidelines
  • Attach 10 - Notice of Eligibility for Free or Reduced-Price Meals School Year 2013-14 (RCCIs with Day Students)
  • Attach 11 - Notice of Denied Eligibility for Free or Reduced-Price Meals School Year 2013-14 (RCCIs with Day Students)
  • Attach 12 - Statewide Payee Registration Washington State
  • Attach 13 - Attestation Statement School Year

Child Nutrition Services
B016-13 05/22/13
+ Highly Capable Program Requirements for All Districts

The 2013–14 school year will be a transition year for all districts to develop a plan for serving highly capable students in Grades K–12.

Title I/LAP and Consolidated Program Review
B015-13 06/14/13
+ Public School Districts/Private Schools Child Nutrition Program Renewal Application 2013–14 School Year

School districts and private schools participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and/or School Breakfast Program (SBP) for school year 2013–14 must complete and return the renewal application packet by September 27, 2013.

  • B015-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - 2013–14 NSLP/SBP Instructions for Completing Attachments
  • Attach 2 - 2013–14 Application Checklist Public School Districts
  • Attach 3 - Certification Regarding Lobbying, Child Nutrition Programs 2013–14
  • Attach 4 - Disclosure of Lobbying Activities 2013–14
  • Attach 5 - Public School Districts With Food Service Management Companies Financial Information
  • Attach 6 - User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 7 - 2013–14 Letter to Households National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Attach 8 - 2013–14 Letter to Households (Non-pricing/Provision) National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Attach 9 - 2013–14 Letter to Households (Private/RCCI) National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Attach 10 - 2013–14 Household Application for Free and Reduced Price Meals
  • Attach 11 - USDA Child Nutrition Program Income Guidelines July 1, 2013–June 30, 2014
  • Attach 12 - Notice of Eligibility for Free or Reduced-Price Meals School Year 2013–14
  • Attach 13 - Notice of Denied Eligibility for Free or Reduced-Price Meals School Year 2013–14
  • Attach 14 - Sample Public Release for Free and Reduced-Price Meals 2013–14
  • Attach 15 - Attestation Statement School Year 2013–14
  • Attach 16 - Notification of Eligibility for Free Meals – Directly Certified School Year 2013–14 National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Attach 17 - Sharing Eligibility Information for Other School Programs School Year 2013–14 National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program

Child Nutrition
B014-13 05/15/13
+ Unexcused Absences and Truancy Data Report for the 2012–13 School Year

As part of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is required to report information on unexcused absences from all schools serving Grades 1–8.

Assessment and Student Information
B013-13 06/11/13
+ Adult Care Institutions Enrollment and Income-Eligibility Instructions for Federal Fiscal Year 2014

  • B013-13 - Bulletin
  • Attachment 1 — Study Month Reminders
  • Attachment 2 — Form SPI CACFP 1316 IEA—Income-Eligibility Application
  • Attachment 3 — Form SPI CACFP 1316 SAMP LTR—Suggested Sample Letter to Adult Participant, Adult Household Member, Legal Guardian
  • Attachment 4 — USDA Child Nutrition Program Income Guidelines
  • Attachment 5 — Form SPI CACFP 1316 ENR—Attendance Roster
  • Attachment 6 — Form SPI CACFP 1316 ENR SUM—Study Month Summary

Child Nutrition
B012-13 06/04/13
+ Child Care Institutions Enrollment and Income-Eligibility Instructions for Federal Fiscal Year 2014

The information and forms contained in this bulletin are needed by all institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) that are required to complete a study month to determine claiming percentages for meal reimbursement.



Spanish forms:

Child Nutrition
B010-13 05/07/13
+ Equity Assurance Report Required of All School Districts

The Equity and Civil Rights Office at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is responsible for monitoring and providing technical assistance to school districts in regard to federal and state nondiscrimination laws. This bulletin provides instructions for school districts to complete an annual assurance form through iGrants Form Package 447.

Equity and Civil Rights
B009-13 04/26/13
+ Family Day Care Home Forms for New and Renewing Providers Child and Adult Care Food Program Agreement for Federal Fiscal Year 2014

This bulletin includes information and forms necessary for day care home providers to complete the application process.

  • B009-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - FS Agreement
  • Attach 2 - Provider Site Application
  • Attach 3 - Enrollment Form
  • Attach 4 - Tier II Provider Notification and Election of Reimbursement Option Form
  • Attach 5 - Sample Letter to Provider
  • Attach 6 - Provider Income-Eligibility Application
  • Attach 7 - Sample Letter to Families
  • Attach 8 - Family Income-Eligibility Application
  • Attach 9 - Income-Eligibility Guidelines
  • Attach 10 - Determination of Tier I or Tier II Eligibility
  • Attach 11 - Requirements for Civil Rights Compliance

Child Nutrition Services
B008-13 04/23/13
+ Report 1800 Series – Analysis of Food Service Operations for FY 2011–12

The Report 1800 is a compilation of reports and statistics for public school districts. The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), Child Nutrition Services (CNS), is federally mandated to annually compile data on various aspects of food service operations and the accounting of federal funds.

Child Nutrition Services
B007-13 05/31/13
+ Summer Special Milk Program Application, 2013

The information contained in this bulletin is for sponsors of summer camps who intend to operate a Summer Special Milk Program (SMP) in 2013.

  • B007-13 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Child Nutrition Programs Application Checklist Summer Special Milk Program 2013
  • Attach 2 - User Authorization For Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 3 - Special Milk Program Agreement for Summer Camps, Summer 2013
  • Attach 4 - Statewide Payee Registration Washington State
  • Attach 5 - Certification Regarding Lobbying Child Nutrition Programs 2013
  • Attach 6 - Disclosure of Lobbying Activities 2013

Child Nutrition Services
B006-13 03/21/13
+ School District Accounting Manual Revisions for 2013–14

The Accounting Manual for Public School Districts in the State of Washington (Accounting Manual) has been revised for the 2013–14 school year.

School Apportionment and Financial Services
B005-13 02/28/13
+ State Reimbursement for 2012–13 Truancy Petitions

Attached to this bulletin are Forms SPI 1302C and SPI 1302D. School districts are to use these forms to file preliminary and final claims for funding to help offset costs incurred for petitions filed with juvenile court(s) because of student truancy.

School Apportionment and Financial Services
B004-13 02/28/13
+ Student Transportation Operation Allocation 2012–13

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform school districts of the calculation and distribution of their student transportation operations allocation for the 2012–13 school year.

Student Transportation
B003-13 02/15/13
+ Percentage of Free and Reduced-Price Meal Eligibility in Washington Public Schools

Attached is Washington public school free and reduced-price meal eligibility information for fiscal year (FY) 2013. When using school data to determine eligibility for Tier 1 reimbursement to family day care home providers, please keep in mind the following:...

Child Nutrition Services
B002-13 01/22/13
+ 2012–13 National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification and Challenging Schools Bonuses

This bulletin provides instructions for claiming the annual state salary bonus for teachers who have attained national board certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS).

School Apportionment and Financial Services / K-12 Education
B001-13 01/03/13
+ N<20 School Improvement Plan Submission and Schools with No Population Tested on the Statewide Assessment

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 2001, required states to define how the state would hold districts and their schools accountable for meeting the state’s academic achievement standards.

Title I/LAP and Consolidated Program Review

 

 

 

 

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