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The State Board of Education has the authority to creates rules for public and approved private schools in Washington state. Rules developed by SBE can be found in Title 180 WAC. View the State Board's filings on the Register.

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If you'd like an Office of the Code Reviser certified copy (PDF) of the documents above, please contact us. Bolded rows indicate open rules.

Rulemaking activity
Title of Chapter of WAC Chapter Last Update
Practice, Procedure, and Access to Public Records 180-08 11/2010
State Support of Public Schools 180-16 07/2021
Accountability 180-17 04/2019
Waivers for Restructuring Purposes 180-18 01/2020
Charter Schools 180-19 02/2021
Private School Pupil Immunization Requirement 180-38 11/2010
High School Graduation Requirements 180-51 12/2020
Tests for Students Receiving Home-based Instruction 180-52 11/2010
Private School Accreditation 180-55 11/2006
Adult Education 180-72 11/2010
Private Schools 180-90 12/2020
GED 180-96 11/2010
Performance Improvement Goals 180-105 10/2018
Emergency Waiver of Certain Requirements 180-111 05/2022

Statutes and Rules

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.