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Last Updated: 2014 Legislative Session

ACCELERATED LEARNING OPTIONS

Passed by the legislature in 1990, Washington's Running Start Program enables students in the 11th and 12th grades to earn both high school and college credit by taking courses at technical and community colleges and select four-year institutions. Before admission into the program, students are tested to prove they are capable of performing college-level work. The state addressed the issue again in 2004 when the legislature passed a law requiring the Higher Education Coordinating Board to report to the legislature every two years on efforts to expand dual enrollment offerings and increase articulation by aligning curricula between K-12 and higher education. Washington state law further requires each school to publish information for high school students and their families concerning college entrance requirements and the availability of accelerated learning options like AP, IB, dual enrollment and tech-prep.

Advanced Placement / Advanced Standing

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.300.118 - College Credit Program Information - Notification to Schools and Parents

Dual or Concurrent Enrollment

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.160 - Educational Pathways
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.300 - High School Students' Options - Definition
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.310 - High School Students' Options - Enrollment in Institutions of Higher Education - Transmittal of Funds
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.320 - High School Students' Options - Information on Enrollment
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.330 - High School Students' Options - Maximum Terms of Enrollment for High School Credit
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.340 - High School Students' Options - Enrolled Students Not Displaced
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.350 - High School Students' Options - Enrollment for Secondary and Postsecondary Credit
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.360 - High School Students' Options - Enrollment in Postsecondary Institution - Determination of High School Credits - Application Toward Graduation Requirements
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.370 - High School Students' Options - Postsecondary Credit
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.380 - High School Students' Options - School District Not Responsible for Transportation
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.385 - High School Students' Options - Cooperative Agreements with Community Colleges in Oregon and Idaho
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.390 - High School Students' Options - Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.400 - High School Students' Options - Existing Agreements Not Affected
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.531 - Community and Technical Colleges: Dual High School and College Credit for Secondary Career and Technical Courses - Agreements

Financial Assistance

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.700.070 - Specialized Courses in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) - Grants to High Schools - Selection Criteria - Data Collection by Education Data Center - Reports
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.700.100 - Entry-Level Aerospace Assembler Training Program - Grants to High Schools - Selection Criteria - Data Collection by Education Data Center - Reports

Tech-Prep/Technical and Vocational Education

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.245.005 - Skill Centers: Findings
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.245.010 - Skill Centers: Purpose - Operation
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.245.020 - Skill Centers: Funding - Equivalency and Apportionment
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.245.030 - Skill Centers: Revised Guidelines for Skill Centers - Satellite and Branch Campus Programs - Capital Plan - Studies - Master Plan - Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.245.040 - Skill Centers: Expanded Access - Targeted Populations - Evaluation
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.245.050 - Skill Centers: Skill Centers of Excellence - Running Start for Career and Technical Education Grant Program - Career and Technical Programs of Study
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.245.060 - Skill Centers: Directors of Skill Centers
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.245.070 - Skill Centers: High School Diplomas - Agreements with Cooperating School Districts - High School Completion Programs
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.245.080 - Skill Centers: Contracts with Community or Technical Colleges - Courses Leading to Industry Certificates or Credentials for High School Graduates
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.245.090 - Skill Centers: Contracts with Community Colleges - Enrollment Lid - Fees
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.160 - Educational Pathways
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.700.005 - Career and Technical Education - Findings - Intent
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.700.010 - Career and Technical Education - Plans - Standards - Technical Assistance - Leadership Development
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.700.020 - Career and Technical Education - List of Statewide High-Demand Programs - Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.700.030 - Career and Technical Education - Preparatory secondary career and technical education programs - Criteria
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.700.040 - Career and Technical Education - Performance Measures and Targets - Improvement Plans - Denial of Approval or Reapproval of Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.700.050 - Career and Technical Education - Grants to Develop or Upgrade High-Demand Career and Technical Education Programs
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.700.060 - Career and Technical Education - Model Career and Technical Education Programs
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.700.070 - Career and Technical Education - Course Equivalencies for Career and Technical Courses - Grants to Increase Academic Rigor
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.700.080 - Career and Technical Education - Awareness Campaign for Career and Technical Education
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.700.090 - Career and Technical Education - Grants for State or Industry Certification Testing Fees
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.700.110 - Enhanced Manufacturing Skills Programs - Grants to Skill Centers - Selection Criteria - Data Collection by Education Data Center - Reports
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.252 - Community and Technical Colleges: Districts Offering Vocational Educational Programs -- Local Advisory Committees -- Advice on Current Job Needs
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.256 - Community and Technical Colleges: Facilities shared by vocational-technical institute programs and K-12 programs
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ADULT LEARNERS

The Advisory Council on Adult Education within the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges governs adult education programs in the state. This Council works to ensure the availability and quality of adult literacy and basic skills services by advocating for programs, supporting and expanding partnerships, implementing policies, and securing resources for adult literacy and basic skills. One major adult education program in Washington is the Integrated Basic Education and Skills Training (I-BEST), which pairs adult education or English as a Second Language (ESL) with workforce training. In 2012, the Prior Learning Assessment Work Group was convened by the Washington Student Achievement Council on behalf of legislation (Wash. Rev. Code 28B.77.230) to develop and implement a state-wide system for awarding college credit for prior learning. Washington provides adult learners the opportunity to gain college credit from work and life experience, military training and experience, and formal and information education. If there are funds available, the Department of Corrections can implement postsecondary education degree programs in correctional facilities. These programs can be part of a technical, associates, baccalaureate, masters, or other graduate degree program. Although inmates are required to pay tuition, a third party can make payments or donations toward tuition costs on behalf of the inmates. (Last updated 2013)

Adult Learners, Financial Assistance

Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.180 - Workforce Training and Education - Lifelong Learning Program

Adult Learners, Funding

Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.130 - Workforce Training and Education: Industry Skill Panels -- Grants -- Role
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.134 - Workforce Training and Education: Employer Workplace-Based Educational Programs with Distance Learning Components -- Pilot Project -- Report
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.136 - Workforce Training and Education: Receipt of Federal and Private Funds

Adult Learners, General Policy

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.020 - Community and Technical Colleges: Purpose
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.030 - Community and Technical Colleges: Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.273 - Identification of Job Training Programs - Designation as Opportunity Grant-Eligible Programs of Study - Marketing
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.274 - Community and Technical Colleges: Opportunity Partnership Program.
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.902 - Centers of Excellence
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.010 - Workforce Training and Education: Definitions.
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.060 - Workforce Training and Education: Board's Duties.
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.120 - Workforce Training and Education: State Strategic Plan for Supply of Health Care Personnel -- Reports
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.132 - Workforce Training and Education: Electronically Distributed Learning -- Work Group -- Report
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.22.005 - Skill Centers: Findings
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.22.010 - Skill Centers: Skill Center Program Operation
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.22.020 - Skill Centers: Contracts with Community Colleges - Enrollment Lid - Fees

Adult Workforce Education and Training

Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.180 - Workforce Training and Education - Lifelong Learning Program

Credit for Prior Learning

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.10.057 - Academic Credit for Military Training

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.77.230 - Academic Credit for Prior Learning - Goals - Work group - Reports

Governance of Adult Education

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.090 - Community and Technical Colleges: College Board-- Powers and Duties.
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.250 - Community and Technical Colleges: Adult Education Programs in Common School Districts, Limitations - Certain Federal Programs, Administration
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.254 - Community and Technical Colleges: Advisory Council on Adult Education - Work Force Training and Education Coordinating Board to Monitor
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.005 - Workforce Training and Education: Findings
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.010 - Workforce Training and Education: Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.020 - Workforce Training and Education: Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.030 - Workforce Training and Education: Purpose of the Board
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.040 - Workforce Training and Education: Director's Duties
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.050 - Workforce Training and Education: Board Designation and Functions for Federal Purposes -- Monitoring State Plans for Consistency
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.060 - Workforce Training and Education: Board Duties
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.070 - Workforce Training and Education: Intent -- "Program" Clarified
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.080 - Workforce Training and Education: Comprehensive Plan - Contents - Updates - Agency Operating Plans - Reports to the Legislature
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.090 - Workforce Training and Education: Additional Board Duties -- Program Evaluation by Operating Agencies
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.100 - Workforce Training and Education: Assessments by Board -- Biennial Report to Legislature and Governor
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.110 - Workforce Training and Education: Identification of Policies and Methods to Promote Efficiency and Sharing of Resources -- Report to Governor and Legislature
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.130 - Workforce Training and Education: Industry Skill Panels -- Grants -- Role
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.140 - Workforce Training and Education: Industry Skill Panels -- Standards -- Report

Military/Veterans Education

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.10.057 - Academic Credit for Military Training

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.380 - Exemption from Payment of Fees at State Universities, Regional Universities, and The Evergreen State College - Veterans and Children of Certain Law Enforcement Officers or Fire Fighters
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.385 - Tuition and Fee Waivers for Veterans' Families: "Totally Disabled" Defined for Certain Purposes
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.621 - Tuition waivers - Veterans and National Guard Members - Dependents - Private Institutions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.910 - Tuition and Fee Waivers for Veterans' Families: Limitation on Total Operating Fees Revenue Waived, Exempted, or Reduced - Outreach to Veterans
Wash. Rev. Code 72.09.465 - Postsecondary Education Degree Programs
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ARTICULATION, TRANSFER, AND ALIGNMENT

Legislation originally passed in 1983 directed the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board (HECB) to adopt statewide transfer and articulation policies that ensure efficient transfer of credits and courses across public two and four-year institutions of higher education. This legislation was updated in 2004 to require a progress report which would show "measurable improvement" in transfer efficiency. The HECB established the Direct Transfer Agreement, the Associate Degree Agreement, and the Major Related Programs in conjunction with the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) and state four-year institutions. The Direct Transfer Agreement guarantees Washington residents admission to a participating four-year institution if they transfer directly from community college, have completed core requirements, and have maintained a specified grade point average in college transfer courses. The Associate Degree Agreement specifies common requirements for the degree and guarantees that students completing the A.A. degree have satisfied general education requirements at participating baccalaureate institutions. College-level courses taken at the community college are accepted at the same value as at the receiving institution. Major Related Programs assists transfer students in certain majors to carefully select their elective and general education courses to ensure they will be eligible to apply for that specific major in their junior year. Completion of a Major Related Program does not guarantee admission to certain majors that are popular and have more qualified applicants than spots in the program. (Last Updated 2011)

Comprehensive Initiative

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.140 - Community and Technical Colleges: College Board-- Powers and Duties
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.820 - Baccalaureate Degree Programs - Agreements with Regional Universities, Branch Campuses, or the State College
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.77.003 - Student Achievement Council - Missions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.77.010 - Student Achievement Council - Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.77.020 - Student Achievement Council - Educational Attainment Goals and Priorities ? Short-Term Strategic Action Plan ? Ten-year Roadmap ? System Reviews ? Role of Education Data Center ? Responsibility for Work of the Office ? Additional Duties.

Exit / Entrance Examinations

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.655.061 - High School Assessment System - Certificate of Academic Achievement Requirements - Exemptions - Options to Retake High School Assessment - Objective Alternative Assessment - Student Learning Plans
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.10.053 - Colleges and Universities Generally - Postsecondary Credit for High School Coursework - Master List of Qualifying Courses and Qualifying Examination Scores - Dissemination of Information

General Education Core

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.230.097 - Career and Technical High School Course Equivalencies
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.10.053 - Colleges and Universities Generally - Postsecondary Credit for High School Coursework - Master List of Qualifying Courses and Qualifying Examination Scores - Dissemination of Information
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.76.235 - Higher Education Coordinating Board - Master list of High School Courses

K-12 / Postsecondary Curriculum Alignment

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.230.097 - Career and Technical High School Course Equivalencies
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.230.130 - Program to Help Students Meet Minimum Entrance Requirements at Baccalaureate-granting Institutions or to Pursue Career or Other Opportunities - Exceptions. (Effective until September 1, 2009.)
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.305.215 - Essential Academic Learning Requirements and Grade Level Expectations - Revised Standards and Curricula for Mathematics and Science - Duties of the State Board of Education and the Superintendent of Public Instruction - Revised Graduation Requirements
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.10.053 - Colleges and Universities Generally - Postsecondary Credit for High School Coursework - Master List of Qualifying Courses and Qualifying Examination Scores - Dissemination of Information
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.76.235 - Higher Education Coordinating Board - Master list of High School Courses

New Delivery Systems to Increase Access to Underserved Populations (Technology, Distance Learning, Learning Centers)

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.300.119 - Online Learning Programs for College Credit -- Information
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.320.190 - Extended Learning Opportunities Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.320 - Online Learning for High School Students to Earn College Credit: High School Students' Options - Information on Enrollment
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.120.005 - Washington Fund for Innovation and Quality in Higher Education Program: Findings
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.120.010 - Washington Fund for Innovation and Quality in Higher Education Program: Washington Fund for Innovation and Quality in Higher Education Program - Incentive Grants
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.120.020 - Washington Fund for Innovation and Quality in Higher Education Program: Program Administration - Higher Education Coordinating Board
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.120.025 - Washington Fund for Innovation and Quality in Higher Education Program: Program Administration - State Board for Community and Technical Colleges
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.120.030 - Washington Fund for Innovation and Quality in Higher Education Program: Receipt of Gifts, Grants, and Endowments
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.120.040 - Washington Fund for Innovation and Quality in Higher Education Program: Higher Education Coordinating Board Fund for Innovation and Quality
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.120.050 - Washington Fund for Innovation and Quality in Higher Education Program: Community and Technical College Fund for Innovation and Quality
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.120.900 - Washington Fund for Innovation and Quality in Higher Education Program: Intent - 1999 c 169

Standards for Admission, Promotion or Graduation

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.305.215 - Essential Academic Learning Requirements and Grade Level Expectations - Revised Standards and Curricula for Mathematics and Science - Duties of the State Board of Education and the Superintendent of Public Instruction - Revised Graduation Requirements
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.320.190 - Extended Learning Opportunities Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.10.118 - Accelerated Baccalaureate Degree Programs - Approval
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DATA AND ACCOUNTABILITY SYSTEMS

The baccalaureate schools and community and technical college system each have its own comprehensive student record systems that can be linked with each other, as well as to state unemployment insurance wage data, high school unit records, and those of the welfare system. The University of Washington informs colleges annually about the GPAs of transfer students compared with students who entered the university as freshmen. Revised Code of Washington requires that the higher education coordinating board, in conjunction with the state board for community and technical colleges, report every two years to the legislature the accomplishments of the postsecondary educational system in the state of Washington. The four-year colleges and universities report on seven measures: degree production for bachelor's degrees, high demand bachelor's degrees and advanced degrees, freshman retention, six-year graduation rates, three-year graduation rates for select transfer students, and a bachelor's degree efficiency measure. The institutions report outcomes for these same measures for students receiving Pell Grants. Each baccalaureate institution also reports outcomes for up to three additional institution-specific measures. The State Board for Community Colleges reports on the number of two-year degrees awarded, number of students defined as "transfer-ready," the number of job-ready student and the percentage increase in the students with gains in basic skills. In addition, the State Board has implanted a new Student Achievement Initiative that rewards institutions for increasing the numbers of students who achieve certain benchmarks in terms of credit completion. (Last updated 2008)

Comprehensive Initiative

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.77.005 - Council for Higher Education Created; Higher Education Coordinating Board Abolished
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.77.020 - Educational Attainment Goals and Priorities; Short-term Strategic Action Plan; System Reviews; Role of Education Data Center

Development of Improved Information Systems

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.300.130 - Educational Improvement and Research; Clearinghouse for Information Regarding Educational Improvement and Parental Involvement Programs; Web Site Development and Maintenance; Reports to the Legislature
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.300.500 - Longitudinal Student Data System
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.515 - Community and Technical Colleges; Community and Technical College Innovation Account; Expenditures; Strategic Technology Plan; Enterprise Resource Planning
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.903 - Coordination and Alignment of Aerospace Training Programs - Aerospace and Advanced Materials Manufacturing Pipeline Advisory Committee
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.77.090 - Accountability Monitoring and Reporting System; Data Requirements; Use of Performance Data
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.77.100 - Data Collection and Research; Goals
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.77.240 - Higher Education Coordinating Board; Western Governors University; Washington; Recognition and Endorsement; Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.18.190 - Aerospace and Advanced Materials Manufacturing - Program Review - Analysis of Training System

Performance Based Measures for K-12

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.655.061 - High School Assessment System; Certificate of Academic Achievement Requirements; Exemptions; Options to Retake High School Assessment; Objective Alternative Assessment; Student Learning Plans

Reporting Systems that Address Student Transition or Provide Feedback to High Schools

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.655.061 - High School Assessment System; Certificate of Academic Achievement Requirements; Exemptions; Options to Retake High School Assessment; Objective Alternative Assessment; Student Learning Plans
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.515 - Community and Technical Colleges; Community and Technical College Innovation Account; Expenditures; Strategic Technology Plan; Enterprise Resource Planning
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.77.090 - Accountability Monitoring and Reporting System
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EARLY OUTREACH PROGRAMS

Washington appears to lack overall statewide pre-college outreach goals and objectives and related strategies. At the state level, Washington does not have a systematic way to identify and target students, collect student data across segments, allocate funds, evaluate programs, and report data. (FY 2003)

Early Awareness Programs / College Prep

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.045 - Career and Technical Education Act: Comprehensive Guidance and Planning Programs for Students
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.005 - Passport to College Promise Program: Findings - Intent
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.010 - Passport to College Promise Program: Program Created - Purpose
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.020 - Passport to College Promise Program: Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.030 - Passport to College Promise Program: Program Design and Implementation - Student Eligibility - Scholarships
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.040 - Passport to College Promise Program: Identification of Eligible Students and Applicants - Duties of Institutions of Higher Education - Duties of the Department of Social and Health Services
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.050 - Passport to College Promise Program: Internet Web Site and Outreach Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.060 - Passport to College Promise Program: Program of Supplemental Educational Transition Planning for Youth in Foster Care - Contract with Nongovernmental Entity
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.070 - Passport to College Promise Program: Reports - Recommendations
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.900 - Passport to College Promise Program: Construction - 2007 c 314
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.901 - Passport to College Promise Program: Expiration of Chapter
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FINANCE

Beginning with the 2003-2004 academic year and ending with the 2008-2009 academic year, reductions or increases in full-time tuition fees for resident undergraduates are as indicated in the omnibus appropriations act. Academic year tuition for full-time students at the state's institutions of higher education beginning with 2009-10, other than summer term, will be as charged during the 2008-09 academic year unless different rates are adopted by the legislature. The governing boards of the state universities, the regional universities, The Evergreen State College, and the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges may reduce or increase full-time tuition fees for all students other than resident undergraduates, including summer school students and students in other self-supporting degree programs. The governing boards or boards of trustees of the institutions set services and activities fees, but the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges sets the maximum student and activities fee levels at the two-year institutions. The governing boards or boards of trustees of the institutions also may waive all or part of the tuition, operating, and services and activities fees for veterans, persons 60 years of age or older, and for eligible dependents of citizens listed as missing in action or prisoners of war, Vietnam veterans, long-term unemployed or underemployed individuals, and state or school employees. (Prepared by the State Higher Education Executive Officers, 2008)

Authority to Set Tuition and Fees

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.051 - Technology Fees Defined - Use - Student Government Approval
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.067 - Tuition Fees - Established
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.069 - Building Fees - Services and Activities Fees - Other Fees
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.100 - Tuition and Fees Set by Individual Institutions - Limitations - Tuition and Fees for Certain Part-Time, Additional Time, and Out-Of-State Students
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.515 - Community Colleges - State-Funded Enrollment Levels - Summer School - Enrollment Level Variances
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.140 - Community and Technical Colleges: College Board-- Powers and Duties

Fee-Specific Policies

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.130.020 - Transportation Fee
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.020 - Tuition Fees Defined - Use
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.022 - Nonresident Tuition Fees Differential Defined
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.025 - Building Fees Defined - Use
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.031 - Operating Fees Defined - Disposition
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.041 - Services and Activities Fees Defined
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.044 - Services and Activities Fees - Legislative Declaration on Expenditure
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.045 - Services and Activities Fees - Guidelines Governing Establishment and Funding of Programs Supported by - Scope - Mandatory Provisions - Dispute Resolution
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.051 - Technology Fees Defined - Use - Student Government Approval
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.069 - Building Fees - Services and Activities Fees - Other Fees
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.411 - Fees - Installment Payments
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.610 - Voluntary Fees of Students
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.615 - Exemption from Resident Operating Fees and Technology Fees for persons Holding Graduate Service Appointments
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.915 - Waiver of Operating Fees - Report
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.095 - Community and Technical Colleges: Registration at More Than One Community and Technical College.
Wash. Rev. Code 28C.22.020 - Contracts with Community Colleges - Enrollment Lid - Fees

Funding Formula

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.068 - Estimates of Per-Student Funding Level and Tuition - Reports - "Global Challenge States" - Communication Regarding Available Tax Credits - Tuition Mitigation Plans

Reciprocity Agreements

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.725 - Home Tuition Programs
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.730 - Waiver of Nonresident Tuition Fees Differential - Washington/Oregon Reciprocity Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.732 - Washington/Oregon Reciprocity Tuition and Fee Program - Reimbursement When Greater Net Revenue Loss
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.734 - Washington/Oregon Reciprocity Tuition and Fee Program - Implementation Agreement
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.736 - Washington/Oregon Reciprocity Tuition and Fee Program - Program Review
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.750 - Waiver of Nonresident Tuition Fees Differential - Washington/Idaho Reciprocity Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.752 - Washington/Idaho Reciprocity Tuition and Fee Program - Reimbursement When Greater Net Revenue Loss
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.754 - Washington/Idaho Reciprocity Tuition and Fee Program - Implementation Agreement - Program Review
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.756 - Waiver of Nonresident Tuition Fees Differential - Washington/British Columbia Reciprocity Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.758 - Washington/British Columbia Reciprocity Tuition and Fee Program - Implementation Agreement - Program Review

Tuition and Fee Waivers

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.014 - Exemption from Nonresident Tuition Fees Differential
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.065 - Adjustment of State Appropriations for Needy Student Financial Aid
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.225 - Exemption from Fees of Schools of Medicine or Dentistry at University of Washington - Exemption from Nonresident Tuition Fees Differential for Participants in the Washington, Alaska, Montana, Idaho, or Wyoming Program at Washington State University
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.380 - Exemption from Payment of Fees at State Universities, Regional Universities, and The Evergreen State College - Veterans and Children of Certain Law Enforcement Officers or Fire Fighters
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.385 - Tuition and Fee Waivers for Veterans' Families: "Totally Disabled" Defined for Certain Purposes
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.450 - Gender Equity - Intent
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.460 - Gender Equity - Tuition and Fee Waivers - Institutional Plan for Underrepresented Gender Class
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.465 - Gender Equity - Reports
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.520 - Waiver of Fees and Nonresident Tuition Fees Differential - Community Colleges
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.522 - Waiver of Tuition and Fees for Long-Term Unemployed or Underemployed Persons - Community Colleges
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.524 - Community College International Student Exchange Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.526 - Community College International Student Exchange Program - Resident Tuition for Participants Authorized
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.527 - Waiver of Nonresident Tuition Fees Differential for Students of Foreign Nations - Community Colleges
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.540 - Waiver of Tuition and Fees for Residents Sixty Years of Age or Older - Limitations
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.543 - Waiver or Grant of Tuition and Fees for Recipients of the Washington Scholars Award - Qualifications
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.544 - Waiver of Nonresident Tuition Fees Differential for Western Undergraduate Exchange Program Students
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.545 - Waiver of Tuition and Fees for Recipients of the Washington Award for Vocational Excellence - Grants
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.546 - Second-Year Waiver of Tuition and Fees for Recipients of the Washington Award for Vocational Excellence
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.555 - Waiver of Tuition and Fees for Students of Foreign Nations - Intent
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.556 - Waiver of Tuition and Fees for Students of Foreign Nations - Authorized - Limitations
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.558 - Waiver of Tuition and Fees for State Employees and Educational Employees
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.615 - Exemption from Resident Operating Fees and Technology Fees for persons Holding Graduate Service Appointments
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.621 - Tuition waivers - Veterans and National Guard Members - Dependents - Private Institutions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.740 - Limitation on Total Tuition and Fee Waivers
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.750 - Waiver of Nonresident Tuition Fees Differential - Washington/Idaho Reciprocity Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.756 - Waiver of Nonresident Tuition Fees Differential - Washington/British Columbia Reciprocity Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.910 - Tuition and Fee Waivers for Veterans' Families: Limitation on Total Operating Fees Revenue Waived, Exempted, or Reduced - Outreach to Veterans
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.915 - Waiver of Operating Fees - Report
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.259 - Program for Dislocated Forest Products Workers - Waiver from Tuition and Fees
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.328 - Waivers of Tuition and Fees - Scholarships - Employment of Instructional Staff and Faculty - Seattle Vocational Institute
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.895 - Apprentice Education Waivers
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.70.050 - Western Regional Higher Education Compact: Exemption from Nonresident Tuition Fees Differential

Tuition and Fees, General Policy

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.020 - Tuition Fees Defined - Use
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.022 - Nonresident Tuition Fees Differential Defined
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.025 - Building Fees Defined - Use
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.031 - Operating Fees Defined - Disposition
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.041 - Services and Activities Fees Defined
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.044 - Services and Activities Fees - Legislative Declaration on Expenditure
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.045 - Services and Activities Fees - Guidelines Governing Establishment and Funding of Programs Supported by - Scope - Mandatory Provisions - Dispute Resolution
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.065 - Adjustment of State Appropriations for Needy Student Financial Aid
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.068 - Estimates of Per-Student Funding Level and Tuition - Reports - "Global Challenge States" - Communication Regarding Available Tax Credits - Tuition Mitigation Plans
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.0681 - Information Provided to Students on Tuition Billing Statements or Web Site - Notice of Federal Educational Tax Credits
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.071 - Degree Program Support ? Change from State Funding to Self-supporting and Fee-based

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.102 - Institutional Tuition Increases ? Financial Aid Offset ? Reports ? Resident First-year Undergraduate Enrollment at the University of Washington, Seattle Campus

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.600 - Refunds or Cancellation of Fees - Four-Year Institutions of Higher Education
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.605 - Refunds or Cancellation of Fees - Community Colleges and Technical Colleges
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.327 - Collection of Student Tuition and Fees - Seattle Vocational Institute
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RESIDENCY

Residency policies are determined by the legislature. A resident student is one who has lived in Washington for at least one year prior to the first day of classes. If a dependent, the student's domicile is that of the parent(s). Resident tuition benefits are also extended to Oregon residents who live in specific counties as listed in the legislation. A student who graduates from a Washington high school and has spent at least 75 percent of his or her junior and senior years in a Washington high school is classified as a resident student. Active members of the armed forces or National Guard, along with their spouses and dependents, are classified as residents. Resident tuition benefits are granted to students who are members of federally recognized Native American tribes whose lands include parts of Washington, as long as the student resided in one or a combination of the following states: Idaho, Montana, Oregon, or Washington for at least one year prior to enrollment. The governing boards of state universities hold the authority to exempt the following from a portion or all of the nonresident tuition fees differential: nonresident graduate assistants; faculty and staff of postsecondary institutions, along with their spouses and dependents; any immigrant or refugee and his or her spouse and children, only if the refugee is on parole status or has received an immigrant visa or has applied for U.S. citizenship; and any dependent of a member of the United States congress representing Washington. Finally, individuals who are not United States citizens, permanent or temporary residents, and those who do not hold "refugee-parolee" or "conditional entrant" status are considered non-residents. (Last updated 2008)

Residency Classification

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.012 - Classification as Resident or Nonresident Student ? Definitions

Washington Administrative Code 250-18-010 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Purpose and Applicability
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-015 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Definitions
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-020 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Student Classification
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-025 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Classification Procedure
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-030 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Establishment of a Domicile
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-035 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Evidence of Financial Dependence or Independence
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-045 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Administration of Residency Status
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-050 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Appeals Process
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-055 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Recovery of Fees for Improper Classification of Residency
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-060 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Exemptions from Nonresident Status

Residency Policies Related to Military Service

Washington Administrative Code 250-18-020 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Student Classification

Residency Policies Related to Tuition and Fees

Washington Administrative Code 250-18-010 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Purpose and Applicability
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-015 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Definitions
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-020 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Student Classification
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-025 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Classification Procedure
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-030 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Establishment of a Domicile
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-035 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Evidence of Financial Dependence or Independence
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-045 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Administration of Residency Status
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-050 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Appeals Process
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-055 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Recovery of Fees for Improper Classification of Residency
Washington Administrative Code 250-18-060 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Exemptions from Nonresident Status

Residency Policies Related to Undocumented Students

Washington Administrative Code 250-18-020 - Residency Status for Higher Education: Student Classification
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STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

The Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board administers a variety of student aid programs funded by federal, state, and private sources. Both the State Need Grant and the Educational Opportunity Grant assist needy or disadvantaged Washington residents. Another need-based program is the American Indian Endowed Scholarship, which is funded from private sources. The College Bound Scholarship is a four-year scholarship for low-income students who sign a pledge in 7th or 9th grade promising to graduate from high school. Washington has a college saving plan, as well as an advanced college tuition payment plan. This state has several loan programs. For the 2005-2006 academic year, Washington allocated 167,346 million for need-based aid and 6,497 million for non-need-based aid. (Prepared by the State Higher Education Executive Officers, 2008)

Comprehensive Initiative

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.135.030 - Child Care for Higher Education Students - Program Administration - Community and Technical Colleges - Rules - Reports
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.76.020 - Higher Education Coordinating Board - Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.76.090 - Higher Education Coordinating Board - Director - Duties - Board Use of State Agencies
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.76.210 - Budget Priorities and Levels of Funding - Guidelines for Institutions - Review and Evaluation of Budget Requests - Recommendations
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.005 - Financial Aid Application Due Dates and Information ? Notification

Wash. Rev. Code 43.88C.010 - Caseload Forecast Council - Caseload Forecast Supervisor - Oversight and Approval of Official Caseload Forecast - Alternative Forecast - Travel Reimbursement - Definitions

Financial Aid/Scholarships

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.065 - Adjustment of State Appropriations for Needy Student Financial Aid
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.100 - Washington Scholars' Program - Purpose
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.110 - Washington Scholars' Program - Established - Scope
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.120 - Washington Scholars' Program - Administration - Cooperation with Other Agencies
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.130 - Washington Scholars' Program - Planning Committee - Composition - Duties
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.140 - Washington Scholars' Program - Principals' Association to Submit Names to Board
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.600.150 - Washington Scholars' Program - Selection of Scholars and Scholars - Alternates - Notification Process - Certificates - Awards Ceremony
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.101.005 - Educational Opportunity Grant Program - Placebound Students: Finding - Intent
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.101.10 - Educational Opportunity Grant Program - Placebound Students: Program Created
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.101.20 - Educational Opportunity Grant Program - Placebound Students: Definition - Eligibility
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.101.30 - Educational Opportunity Grant Program - Placebound Students: Administration of Program - Payments to Participants
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.101.40 - Educational Opportunity Grant Program - Placebound Students: Use of Grants
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.103.010 - National Guard Conditional Scholarship Program: Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.103.020 - National Guard Conditional Scholarship Program: Program Established - Powers and Duties of Office
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.103.030 - National Guard Conditional Scholarship Program: Repayment Obligation
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.105.010 - Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program: Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program - Purpose - Awards
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.105.020 - Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program: Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.105.030 - Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program: Eligibility
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.105.040 - Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program: Changes in Eligibility - Consequences
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.105.050 - Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program: Repayment Obligations - Conditions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.105.060 - Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program: Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction - Duties
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.105.070 - Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program: Higher Education Coordinating Board - Duties
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.105.080 - Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program: School Districts - Duties
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.105.090 - Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program: Program Administrator - Duties
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.105.100 - Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program: Higher Education Coordinating Board and Program Administrator - Joint Duties
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.105.110 - Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program: Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Account
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.109.010 - Washington International Exchange Scholarship Program - Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.115.020 - Health Professional Conditional Scholarship Program - Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.115.060 - Health Professional Conditional Scholarship Program - Eligible Credentialed Health Care Professions -- Required Service Obligations
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.115.110 - Health Professional Conditional Scholarship Program - Participant Obligation - Repayment Obligation
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.115.120 - Health Professional Conditional Scholarship Program - Participant Obligation - Scholarships
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.116.005 - Foster Care Endowed Scholarship Program: Findings
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.116.010 - Foster Care Endowed Scholarship Program: Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.116.020 - Foster Care Endowed Scholarship Program: Program Created - Duties of the Higher Education Coordinating Board
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.116.030 - Foster Care Endowed Scholarship Program: Award of Scholarships
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.116.040 - Foster Care Endowed Scholarship Program: Foster Care Endowed Scholarship Advisory Board
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.116.050 - Foster Care Endowed Scholarship Program: Foster Care Endowed Scholarship Trust Fund
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.116.060 - Foster Care Endowed Scholarship Program: Foster Care Scholarship Endowment Fund
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.116.070 - Foster Care Endowed Scholarship Program: State Matching Funds - Transfer of Funds from Trust Fund to Endowment Fund
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.005 - College Bound Scholarship Program: Intent - Findings
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.010 - College Bound Scholarship Program: Program Design
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.020 - College Bound Scholarship Program: Duties of the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.030 - College Bound Scholarship Program: Duty of School Districts - Notification
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.040 - College Bound Scholarship Program: Duties of the Higher Education Coordinating Board
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.050 - College Bound Scholarship Program: Grants, Gifts, Bequests, and Devises
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.060 - College Bound Scholarship Program: Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.075 - Caseload Estimate
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.12.010 - State Work-Study Program (Formerly College Work-Study Program): Created
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.12.020 - State Work-Study Program (Formerly College Work-Study Program): Purpose
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.12.030 - State Work-Study Program (Formerly College Work-Study Program): Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.12.040 - State Work-Study Program (Formerly College Work-Study Program): Board to Develop and Administer Program - Agreements Authorized, Limitation - Work Study Advisory Committee
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.12.050 - State Work-Study Program (Formerly College Work-Study Program): Disbursal of State Work-Study Funds -- Criteria
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.12.060 - State Work-Study Program (Formerly College Work-Study Program): Rules - Mandatory Provisions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.12.070 - State Work-Study Program (Formerly College Work-Study Program): Annual Report of Institutions to Higher Education Coordinating Board
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.122.010 - Aerospace training student loan program - Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.122.020 - Aerospace training student loan program - Program established
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.122.030 - Aerospace Training Student Loan Program - Program Eligibility - Student Eligibility
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.122.040 - Aerospace Training Student Loan Program - Awards
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.122.050 - Aerospace Training Student Loan Program - Aerospace Training Student Loan Account
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.122.060 - Aerospace Training Student Loan Program - Annual Report
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.145.005 - Opportunity Scholarship Act - Finding - Intent
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.145.010 - Opportunity Scholarship Act - Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.145.020 - Opportunity Scholarship Act - Opportunity Scholarship Board
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.145.030 - Opportunity Scholarship Act - Program Administrator - Duties - Scholarship Account - Endowment Account
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.145.040 - Opportunity Scholarship Act - Opportunity Scholarship Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.145.050 - Opportunity Scholarship Act - Opportunity Scholarship Match Transfer Account
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.145.060 - Opportunity Scholarship Act - Opportunity Expansion Program - Generally - Reports
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.145.070 - Opportunity Scholarship Act - Reports - Review for Legislative Action
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.145.080 - Opportunity Scholarship Act - Evaluation of Opportunity Scholarship and Opportunity Expansion Programs by Joint Legislative Audit and Review Committee
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.145.090 - Opportunity Scholarship Act - Investments by the State Investment Board

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.068 - Estimates of Per-Student Funding Level and Tuition - Reports - "Global Challenge States" - Communication Regarding Available Tax Credits - Tuition Mitigation Plans
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.0681 - Information Provided to Students on Tuition Billing Statements or Web Site - Notice of Federal Educational Tax Credits
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.15.760 - Loan Program for Mathematics and Science Teachers - Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.271 - Opportunity Grant Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.272 - Opportunity Grant Program - Student Eligibility - Funding - Performance Measures - Documentation - Annual Summary
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.273 - Identification of Job Training Programs - Designation as Opportunity Grant-Eligible Programs of Study - Marketing
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.50.274 - Opportunity Partnership Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.010 - State Student Financial Aid Program: State Need Grant Program Established - Purpose
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.010 - State Need Grant Program Established ? Purpose

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.020 - State Student Financial Aid Program: State Need Grant Program - Findings - Intent
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.030 - State Student Financial Aid Program: Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.040 - State Student Financial Aid Program: Board, Guidelines in Performance of Duties
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.050 - State Student Financial Aid Program: Powers and Duties of Board
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.060 - State Student Financial Aid Program: State Need Grant Awards
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.070 - State Student Financial Aid Program: Persian Gulf Veterans - Limited Application of RCW 28B.92.060
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.080 - State Student Financial Aid Program: Eligibility for State Need Grant
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.085 - State Student Financial Aid Program: Part-Time Students - Review of Financial Aid Policies and Procedures
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.090 - State Student Financial Aid Program: Aid Granted without Regard to Applicant's Race, Creed, Color, Religion, Sex, or Ancestry
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.100 - State Student Financial Aid Program: Theology Student Denied Aid
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.110 - State Student Financial Aid Program: Application of Award
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.120 - State Student Financial Aid Program: Board to Determine how Funds Disbursed
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.130 - State Student Financial Aid Program: Grants, Gifts, Bequests and Devises of Property
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.140 - State Student Financial Aid Program: State Educational Trust Fund - Deposits - Expenditures
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.150 - State Student Financial Aid Program: Board Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.010 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Washington Advanced College Tuition Payment Program - Established
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.020 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.025 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Offices and Personnel
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.030 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Administration of Program - Tuition Units - Promotion of Program - Authority of Governing Body
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.035 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Committee Members - Liability
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.040 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Purchase of Tuition Units by Organizations - Rules - Scholarship Fund
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.050 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Contractual Obligation - Legally Binding - Use of State Appropriations
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.060 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Washington Advanced College Tuition Payment Program Account
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.070 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Washington Advanced College Tuition Payment Program Account - Powers and Duties of the Investment Board
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.080 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Washington Advanced College Tuition Payment Program Account - Actuarial Soundness - Adjustment of Tuition Credit Purchases
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.090 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Discontinuation of Program - Use of Units - Refunds
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.100 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Program Planning - Consultation with Public and Private Entities - Cooperation
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.110 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Refunds
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.120 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Tuition Units Exempt from Bankruptcy and Enforcement of Judgments
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.150 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: College Savings Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.160 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program - Tuition Units - Ownership and Redemption
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.900 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Construction of Chapter - Limitations
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.97.020 - Washington Higher Education Loan Program - Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 43.79A.040 - Treasurer's Trust Fund: Management - Income - Investment Income Account Distribution
Wash. Rev. Code 74.13.570 - Child Welfare Services: Oversight Committee - Duties

Targeted Scholarships for Low-Income Students

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.108.010 - American Indian Endowed Scholarship Program - Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.005 - Passport to College Promise Program: Findings - Intent
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.010 - Passport to College Promise Program: Program Created - Purpose
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.020 - Passport to College Promise Program: Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.030 - Passport to College Promise Program: Program Design and Implementation - Student Eligibility - Scholarships
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.040 - Passport to College Promise Program: Identification of Eligible Students and Applicants - Duties of Institutions of Higher Education - Duties of the Department of Social and Health Services
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.050 - Passport to College Promise Program: Internet Web Site and Outreach Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.060 - Passport to College Promise Program: Program of Supplemental Educational Transition Planning for Youth in Foster Care - Contract with Nongovernmental Entity
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.117.070 - Passport to College Promise Program: Reports - Recommendations
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.005 - College Bound Scholarship Program: Intent - Findings
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.010 - College Bound Scholarship Program: Program Design
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.020 - College Bound Scholarship Program: Duties of the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.030 - College Bound Scholarship Program: Duty of School Districts - Notification
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.040 - College Bound Scholarship Program: Duties of the Higher Education Coordinating Board
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.050 - College Bound Scholarship Program: Grants, Gifts, Bequests, and Devises
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.118.060 - College Bound Scholarship Program: Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.76.502 - Financial Aid Counseling Curriculum for Institutions with State Need Grant Recipients
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.92.010 - State Need Grant Program Established ? Purpose

Wash. Rev. Code 43.79A.040 - Treasurer's Trust Fund: Management - Income - Investment Income Account Distribution

Tuition Savings Plan

Wash. Rev. Code 28B.106.010 - College Savings Bond Program - Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.010 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Washington Advanced College Tuition Payment Program - Established
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.020 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.025 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Offices and Personnel
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.030 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Administration of Program - Tuition Units - Promotion of Program - Authority of Governing Body
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.035 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Committee Members - Liability
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.040 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Purchase of Tuition Units by Organizations - Rules - Scholarship Fund
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.050 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Contractual Obligation - Legally Binding - Use of State Appropriations
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.060 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Washington Advanced College Tuition Payment Program Account
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.070 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Washington Advanced College Tuition Payment Program Account - Powers and Duties of the Investment Board
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.080 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Washington Advanced College Tuition Payment Program Account - Actuarial Soundness - Adjustment of Tuition Credit Purchases
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.090 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Discontinuation of Program - Use of Units - Refunds
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.100 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Program Planning - Consultation with Public and Private Entities - Cooperation
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.110 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Refunds
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.120 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Tuition Units Exempt from Bankruptcy and Enforcement of Judgments
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.150 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: College Savings Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.160 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Get Ready for Math and Science Scholarship Program - Tuition Units - Ownership and Redemption
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.95.900 - Advanced College Tuition Payment Program: Construction of Chapter - Limitations
Wash. Rev. Code 43.79A.040 - Treasurer's Trust Fund: Management - Income - Investment Income Account Distribution
Wash. Rev. Code 82.32.800 - Contributions of High Technology Research and Development Tax Credit - Opportunity Expansion Account
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TEACHING QUALITY

In 2000, the legislature created the Washington Professional Educator Standards Board and charged it with the creation of basic skills and subject knowledge assessments of new teachers and alternative routes into the profession. In 2001, the legislature appropriated nearly $2 million to fund an alternative routes partnership grant program where school districts partner with higher education teacher preparation programs to offer one or more of three alternative routes in their district. All alternative routes include performance-based, mentored internships of one year or less, a field-based partnership with learning provided on or near school sites, and a teacher development plan based on the candidate's prior experience and education background. There are options for classified staff with associate degrees or baccalaureates, those not employed by the district, or those on emergency substitute authorizations. In 2007, the legislature provided salary bonuses of at least $5,000 for individuals certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. The legislature also created regional professional development partnerships between the office of the superintendent of public instruction with the educational service districts or public or private institutions of higher education with approved educator preparation programs to develop and deliver professional development learning opportunities for educators that fulfill the goals. The partnerships provide support to school districts by providing professional development leadership, courses, and consultation services to school districts in their implementation of professional development activities. They also support one another in the delivery of state-level and regional-level professional development activities such as state conferences and regional accountability institutes. Performance agreements with each educational service district clearly articulate partner responsibilities and assure fidelity for the delivery of professional development initiatives including job-embedded practices. (Last updated 2008)

Compensation

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.062 - Certification - Initial Educator Certificates - Application Processing Fee - Educator Certification Processing Account
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.320 - Waivers from Educator Preparation and Certification Program Statutes or Rules to Implement Collaborative Schools for Innovation and Success Pilot Projects

Financial Incentives (Scholarships, Loans, Grants)

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.405.415 - Bonuses - National Board for Professional Standards Certification
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.405.415 - Salary Bonuses for Individuals Certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards: Bonuses
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.102.010 - Future Teachers Conditional Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program: Intent - Legislative Findings
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.102.020 - Future Teachers Conditional Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program: Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.102.030 - Future Teachers Conditional Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program: Program Created - Powers and Duties of Board
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.102.040 - Future Teachers Conditional Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program: Selection of Participants - Processes - Criteria
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.102.045 - Future Teachers Conditional Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program: Satisfactory Progress Required
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.102.050 - Future Teachers Conditional Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program: Award of Conditional Scholarships and Loan Repayments - Amount - Duration
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.102.055 - Future Teachers Conditional Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program: Loan Repayment Agreements - Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.102.060 - Future Teachers Conditional Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program: Repayment Obligation
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.102.080 - Future Teachers Conditional Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program: Future Teachers Conditional Scholarship Account

Licensure and Certification

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.405.415 - Salary Bonuses for Individuals Certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards: Bonuses
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.010 - Certification: Certification - Duty of Professional Educator Standards Board - Rules - Record Check - Lapsed Certificates - Superintendent of Public Instruction as Administrator
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.025 - Certification: Qualifications - Certificate or Permit Required
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.032 - Certification: Qualifications - Teachers of Visually Impaired - Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.035 - Certification: Qualifications - Coursework on Issues of Abuse
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.040 - Certification: Initial-level Certificates
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.045 - Certification: First Peoples' Language, Culture, and Oral Tribal Traditions Teacher Certification Program - Established - Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.046 - Certification - Elementary Mathematics Specialist
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.050 - Certification: Baccalaureate and Masters Degree Equivalency Requirements for Vocational Instructors - Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.060 - Certification: Fee for Certification - Disposition
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.062 - Certification - Initial Educator Certificates - Application Processing Fee - Educator Certification Processing Account
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.070 - Certification: Registration of Certificates
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.080 - Certification: School Year - For Certification or Qualification Purposes
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.090 - Certification: Revocation or Suspension of Certificate or Permit to Teach - Investigation by Superintendent of Public Instruction - Written Complaints - Crimes Against Children - Accessing or Possessing Material Depicting Sexually Explicit Conduct
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.095 - Certification: Violation or Noncompliance - Investigatory Powers of Superintendent of Public Instruction - Requirements for Investigation of Alleged Sexual Misconduct Towards a Child - Court Orders - Contempt - Written Findings Required
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.100 - Certification: Revocation of Authority to Teach - Hearings and Appeals
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.105 - Certification: Certificate or Permit Suspension - Nonpayment or Default on Educational Loan or Scholarship
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.106 - Certification: Certificate or Permit Suspension - Noncompliance with Support Order - Reissuance
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.108 - Certification: Reporting Disciplinary Actions to National Clearinghouse
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.110 - Certification: Limitation on Reinstatement after Revocation - Reinstatement Prohibited for Crimes Against Children
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.200 - Certification: Washington Professional Educator Standards Board - Creation - Membership - Executive Director
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.210 - Certification: Washington Professional Educator Standards Board - Purpose - Powers and Duties
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.220 - Certification: Washington Professional Educator Standards Board - Basic Skills Assessment - Assessment of Subject Knowledge - Administration of Section - Rule-making Authority
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.225 - Certification: Washington Professional Educator Standards Board - Endorsement Requirements - Teachers of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Students
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.230 - Certification: Washington Professional Educator Standards Board - Review of Proposed Assessments Before Implementation
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.240 - Certification: Washington Professional Educator Standards Board - Reports
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.250 - Certification: Washington Professional Educator Standards Board - Professional Certification - Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.410.320 - Waivers from Educator Preparation and Certification Program Statutes or Rules to Implement Collaborative Schools for Innovation and Success Pilot Projects
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.060 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Credits for Educational Staff Associates to Fulfill Continuing Education Requirements
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.660.005 - Alternative Route Teacher Certification: Findings - Declaration
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.660.010 - Alternative Route Teacher Certification: Partnership Grant Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.660.020 - Alternative Route Teacher Certification: Proposals - Funding
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.660.030 - Alternative Route Teacher Certification: Partnership Grants - Selection - Administration
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.660.040 - Alternative Route Teacher Certification: Alternative Route Conditional Scholarship Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.660.042 - Alternative Route Teacher Certification: Pipeline for Paraeducators Conditional Scholarship Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.660.045 - Alternative Route Teacher Certification: Retooling to Teach Mathematics and Science Conditional Scholarship Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.660.050 - Alternative Route Teacher Certification: Conditional Scholarship Programs - Requirements - Recipients
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.660.060 - Alternative Route Teacher Certification: Employment of Certain Personnel Not Affected

Mentoring and Teacher Induction Programs

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.100 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Student Teaching Centers - Legislative Recognition - Intent
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.105 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.125 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Network of Student Teaching Centers
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.130 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Allocation of Funds for Student Teaching Centers
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.140 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Field Experiences
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.145 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.250 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Teacher Assistance Program - Provision for Mentor Teachers
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.260 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Pilot Program Using Full-time Mentor Teachers

Professional Development

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.010 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Center for Improvement of Teaching - Improvement of Teaching Coordinating Council - Teachers' Institutes and Workshops
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.020 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Credit on Salary Schedule for Approved In-service Training, Continuing Education, and Internship
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.023 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Credit on Salary Schedule for Approved In-service Training, Continuing Education, or Internship - Course Content - Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.024 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Credit on Salary Schedule - Accredited Institutions - Verification - Penalty for Submitting Credits from Unaccredited Institutions
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.025 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Internship Clock Hours - Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.030 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): In-Service Training Act of 1977 - Purpose
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.040 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): In-Service Training Act of 1977 - Administration of Funds - Rules - Requirements for Local Districts - In-service Training Task Force
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.060 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Credits for Educational Staff Associates to Fulfill Continuing Education Requirements
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.100 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Student Teaching Centers - Legislative Recognition - Intent
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.250 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Teacher Assistance Program - Provision for Mentor Teachers
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.260 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Pilot Program Using Full-time Mentor Teachers
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.310 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Paraprofessional Training Program
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.330 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Professional Development Institutes - Managing Disruptive Students
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.340 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): State Leadership Academy - Public-Private Partnership - Reports
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.350 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Professional Development Learning Opportunities - Partnerships
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.360 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Learning Improvement Days - Expected Outcomes - Reports
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.380 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Mathematics and Science Instructional Coach Program - Evaluation - Reports
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.630.103 - Collaborative Schools for Innovation and Success Pilot Project - Created - Purpose

Recruitment

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.370 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Recruiting Washington Teachers Program

Supply and Demand Strategies

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.135 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Alternative Means of Teacher Placement
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.370 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Recruiting Washington Teachers Program

Teacher Preparation

Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.100 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Student Teaching Centers - Legislative Recognition - Intent
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.105 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Definitions
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.125 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Network of Student Teaching Centers
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.130 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Allocation of Funds for Student Teaching Centers
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.140 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Field Experiences
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.145 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Rules
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.250 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Teacher Assistance Program - Provision for Mentor Teachers
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.415.260 - Institutes, Workshops, and Training (Formerly Teachers' Institutes, Workshops, and Other In-service Training): Pilot Program Using Full-time Mentor Teachers
Wash. Rev. Code 28A.630.103 - Collaborative Schools for Innovation and Success Pilot Project - Created - Purpose
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.10. 032 - Public and Private Institutions Offering Teacher Preparation Programs; Exploration of Methods to Enhance Awareness of Teacher Preparation Programs
Wash. Rev. Code 28B.35.202 - Regional Universities - Educational Specialist Degrees
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