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Rulemaking and Public Comment

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The Special Education Section posts notices of any rulemaking activities or public comment opportunities that are specific to state special education.

We invite and encourage participation in the rule making process either through providing written comment or providing public comment, when public hearings are scheduled. Your written or public comments regarding proposed rules improve our efforts in developing final rules.

Now OPEN: Public Comment Period for Special Education Rule Making

Response to Stakeholder Comments Regarding Pre-Proposal for Revisions to Chapter 392-172A WAC Rules for the Provision of Special Education

In preparation for filing a CR-102 (Notice of Proposed Rule Making), OSPI provided stakeholders from across the state of Washington with an opportunity to submit feedback and commentary on possible revisions to Chapter 392-172A WAC. OSPI appreciates the many thoughtful comments and suggestions received. This document summarizes stakeholder input in each section and includes an explanation of the actions taken in relation to the proposed rules now open for public comment. Any responses and additional comments are welcomed through the formal public comment period.

Two Public Hearings Scheduled for January 2021

OSPI is now accepting public comments for proposed changes to rules related to Special Education. The rules are also known as the Washington Administrative Code (WAC).

OSPI will also hold two public hearings during the public comment period in January 2021.