Statutes, Rules and Court Decisions
The rules of the State Board of Education are outlined in WAC 180. Governance of the Board is laid out in RCW 28A.305 and RCW 28A.657.
State Board of Education Duties in Law and Statutory Authority (as of July 2014).
WAC 180-08-015 states that the State Board of Education (SBE) will review all Board rules no less than every three years. As a part of a periodic review of its rules, SBE may update or clarify any of its rules and may fix inaccuracies that have developed due to changes in other rules and laws.
Below you will find relevant WACs and RCWs, key legislation, and court decisions regarding the work and governance of the SBE.
Washington Administrative Codes
||Practice, procedure, and access to public records
||State support of public schools
||Waivers for restructuring purposes
||Educational service districts
||Private school pupil immunization requirement
||High school graduation requirements
||Tests for students receiving home-based instruction
||Private school accreditation
||General educational development (GED) test
||Performance improvement goals
||Election of board members
Revised Codes of Washington
||Improving student success by modifying instructional hour and graduation requirements
||Assessment in Public Schools
||Establishing statewide indicators of educational health
||Transforming persistently failing schools
||Regarding education reform
||Regarding funding distribution formulas for K-12 education
||Concerning the state's education system
McCleary court documents are posted on the Supreme Court website.
Joint Task Force on