WAC 392-140-605: Special education safety net—Application types, certification, worksheets

Link to law: http://apps.leg.wa.gov/wac/default.aspx?cite=392-140-605
Published: 2015

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Special education safety net—Application types, certification, worksheets.









Application for safety net awards shall be made on Form SPI 1381 - Certification published by the office of the superintendent of public instruction. Applications will be considered and awards made according to the schedule published in the annual Safety Net Bulletin. (1) School districts and charter schools may make application for safety net awards in two categories - High need student(s) and/or community impact factors. The applicant for either or both categories of safety net awards shall certify that: (a) Differences in costs attributable to district or charter school philosophy, service delivery choice, or accounting practice are not a legitimate basis for safety net awards; (b) The application complies with the respective safety net application standards of WAC 392-140-616 and 392-140-617; (c) The application provides true, accurate, and complete information; (d) The applicant acknowledges that safety net funding is not an entitlement, is subject to adjustment and recovery, may not be available in future years, must be expended in program 21 or program 24 as specified in the award letter, and certifies that federal medicaid has been billed for all services to eligible students consistent with RCW 28A.150.392 (1)(e); (e) The applicant is making reasonable effort to provide appropriate services for students in need of special education using state funding generated by the basic education apportionment and special education funding formulas and federal funding; (f) The applicant's special education program is operated in a reasonably efficient manner; (g) Indirect costs included for purposes of determining safety net awards do not exceed the allowable federally restricted indirect rate plus one percent; (h) Any available state and federal funding is insufficient to address the request for additional funds; (i) The costs of any supplemental contracts are not included for purposes of determining safety net awards. Supplemental contracts are those contracts made pursuant to RCW 28A.400.200(4) excluding extended school year contracts (ESY) required by an IEP; and (j) The costs of any summer school instruction are not included for purposes of making safety net determinations excluding extended school year contracts (ESY) required by a properly formulated IEP. (2) Worksheet A shall be included with the application and must demonstrate the applicant's capacity for safety net awards. Worksheet A is used to determine a maximum amount of safety net award eligibility. Award amounts may be less than the maximum potential amount of safety net award eligibility determined on worksheet A. (3) All high need student applications shall include worksheets "A" and "C" and Summary of Applications for High Need Individual Students published in the safety net application, and certification of standards and criteria pursuant to WAC 392-140-616. (4) All community impact applications shall include worksheet A, the community impact application, all supporting documentation, and certification of standards and criteria pursuant to WAC 392-140-617. [Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.150.290 and 28A.710.220. WSR 15-18-078, § 392-140-605, filed 8/28/15, effective 9/28/15. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.150.290. WSR 13-05-054, § 392-140-605, filed 2/13/13, effective 3/16/13; WSR 08-03-096, § 392-140-605, filed 1/17/08, effective 2/17/08; WSR 06-01-017, § 392-140-605, filed 12/9/05, effective 1/9/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.150.290 and 1999 c 309 § 507(7). WSR 04-08-118, § 392-140-605, filed 4/6/04, effective 5/7/04; WSR 03-02-053, § 392-140-605, filed 12/26/02, effective 1/26/03. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.150.290. WSR 02-05-036, § 392-140-605, filed 2/12/02, effective 2/13/02; WSR 01-04-023, § 392-140-605, filed 1/30/01, effective 1/30/01. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.150.290(2) and 1999 c 309 § 507(7). WSR 00-03-015, § 392-140-605, filed 1/7/00, effective 2/7/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.150.290 and 1997 c 149 § 507(8). WSR 98-08-013 (Order 98-05), § 392-140-605, filed 3/18/98, effective 4/18/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 28A.150.290 and 1995 2nd sp.s. c 18 as modified by 1996 c 283. WSR 96-19-095 (Order 96-15), § 392-140-605, filed 9/18/96, effective 10/19/96.]