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Bulletins/Memos: System & School Improvement

Memorandum (memos were discontinued in 2016)
Numbersort ascending Date Title File(s) Office Program
B100-18 10/25/2018 Advanced Placement Test Fee Program The Advanced Placement Test Fee Program has provided funds to reduce the cost of Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), and Cambridge International (CI) exams taken by low-income students in public and private schools since 1999.
B094-17 12/05/2017 Restraint and Isolation Data Gathering 2016-17 The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is providing information relative to data reporting for restraint or isolation of students (Substitute House Bill 1240 (2015)).
B093-18 09/26/2018 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Nominations This bulletin provides instructions and materials to assist high schools in submitting nominations for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program for students who might not otherwise be nominated through the usual Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)/American College Test (ACT) or arts recognition processes.
B092-17 11/03/2017 Changes to College in the High School WAC Chapter 392-725 This bulletin provides a review of the changes made to the College in the High School (CHS) rules outlined in WAC Chapter 392-725.
B084-17 09/22/2017 Advanced Placement Test Fee Program The Advanced Placement Test Fee Program has provided federal funds to reduce the cost of Advanced Placement (AP), International Baccalaureate (IB), and Cambridge exams taken by low-income students in public and private schools since 1999.
B077-17 09/21/2017 Changes to Attendance and Truancy Laws Second Substitute House Bill 1170 (2SHB 1170) was passed into law following the 2017 Legislative Session, amending Washington's attendance and truancy laws (RCW 28A.225).
B074-19 10/17/2019 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Nominations This bulletin provides instructions and materials to assist high schools in submitting nominations for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program for students who might not otherwise be nominated through the usual Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)/American College Test (ACT) or arts recognition processes.
B074-17 09/19/2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program Nominations This bulletin provides instructions and materials to assist high schools in submitting nominations for the U.S. Presidential Scholars Program for students who might not otherwise be nominated through the usual Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT)/American College Test (ACT) or arts recognition processes.
B067-17 09/05/2017 2017-18 Running Start Updates on 1.20 FTE Limitation This bulletin provides a review of current guidance related to the Running Start 1.20 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) combined maximum limitation a student can be claimed for state funding.
B066-17 08/28/2017 Absence Rulemaking - Emergency and CR 102 Notice Notice of absence emergency rule. The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) filed an emergency rule effective Friday, August 25, 2017, that created a new Chapter 392-401 in the Washington Administrative Code (WAC) regarding the definition of absence and the reasons a school district may mark an absence as excused or unexcused.
B062-18 06/26/2018 New Absence Rules Adopted - Effective August 1, 2018 The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has adopted the new Chapter 392-401 of the Washington Administrative Code (WAC). This chapter defines an absence and reasons for excused absences.
B039-18 05/09/2018 2018-19 College in the High School (CHS) State Funded Subsidies This bulletin provides notice the application process to request College in the High School (CHS) state funded subsidies for the 2018-19 school year will be available on May 1, 2018.
B038-18 05/09/2018 2018-19 Running Start Updates on 1.20 FTE Limitation This bulletin provides a review of current guidance related to the Running Start 1.20 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) combined maximum limitation a student can be claimed for state funding.
B023-19 04/30/2019 2019–20 College in the High School (CHS) State Funded Subsidies This bulletin provides information about the 2019–20 College in the High School (CHS) state funded subsidies for the 2019–20 school year.
B020-18 03/20/2018 Absence Rulemaking - Update and CR 102 Notice The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is proposing substantial changes to the proposed Chapter 392-401 of the Washington Administrative Code (WAC).