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B069-12 12/31/12
+ Guidance on Private School Participation in Federal Programs

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and the Carl D. Perkins Act of 2006 require school districts to provide equitable services to eligible private school students, teachers, educational personnel, and parents under certain federal programs.

Title I/LAP and Consolidated Program Review
B068-12 01/02/13
+ 2012–13 Assessment and Reporting Requirements for Social Studies, the Arts, Health and Fitness, and Educational Technology iGrants Form Package 408

The purpose of this bulletin is to:

  1. Detail the annual (2012–13) reporting requirements, process, and timelines of assessments and other strategies in Social Studies, the Arts, and Health and Fitness (RCW 28A.230.095) and for Educational Technology (RCW 28A.655.075), including a description of the optional information districts are asked to submit to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).
  2. Clarify the recommended use of OSPI-developed assessments in the areas of Social Studies, the Arts, Health and Fitness, and Educational Technology.
  3. Define “other strategies” and communicate to districts the option to use “other strategies” to assess these subject areas.

Teaching and Learning
B067-12 11/20/12
+ Reporting Home Schooled and Private School Students Accessing the Running Start Program in CEDARS

The purpose of this bulletin is to reiterate a school district’s necessary reporting requirements of home schooled and private school students who enroll with the sole intent of accessing the Running Start program.

School Apportionment and Financial Services, Student Information
B066-12 12/10/12
+ Child Nutrition Programs Annual Requirements for Local Education Agencies

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide all local education agencies (LEAs) with essential information to complete the annual requirements, as required to operate Child Nutrition Programs.

  • B066-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - On-Site School Review
  • Attach 2 - On-Site Review for After School Snack Program
  • Attach 3 - Daily Snack Count Form for Area Eligible Site
  • Attach 4 - Annual Storage Facility Self-Evaluation

Child Nutrition Services
B065-12 11/02/12
+ Special Education Safety Net Application for 2012–13

Safety net funding is available to school districts with a demonstrated capacity for special education funding in excess of state and federal funding otherwise available to the district. This bulletin provides application instructions for special education safety net awards for the 2012–13 school year.

Special Education
B064-12 11/02/12
+ Teacher and Principal Evaluation Project Update, Educator Evaluation Data Collection, Requirements under Part II of ESSB 5895

On June 7, 2012, Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5895 (ESSB 5895) was signed into law revising the teacher and principal evaluation system and establishing the requirements and details of the new system.

  • B064-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - School Personnel – Evaluation of Professional Performance Capabilities
  • Attach 2 - Rater Agreement in Washington State’s Evaluation System

K-12 Education
B063-12 11/02/12
+ 2013–2016 District Technology Plans

There are changes to district requirements for the 2013–2016 technology planning cycle. Find complete information on the Educational Technology Web site, http://www.k12.wa.us/EdTech/TechPlan/. This bulletin provides an overview of the upcoming changes.

Information Technology Services
B060-12 10/10/12
+ 2012–13 Home-Based Student Annual Report

The purpose of this bulletin is to request that school district administrators complete the Home-Based Student Annual Report.

Secondary Education and Student Support
B059-12 10/08/12
+ 2011–12 Middle and High School Enrollment Status Report (P210) and Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate Report

The 2011–12 Middle and High School Enrollment Status Report (P210) will be generated using the Comprehensive Education Data and Research System (CEDARS) for the 2011–12 school year and beginning enrollment for the 2012–13 school year for students returning prior to September 30, 2012.

Assessment and Student Information
B058-12 10/10/12
+ 2011–12 Career and Technical Education End-of-Year Enrollment (P210 Voc Report)

The 2011–12 Career and Technical Education End-of-Year Enrollment Report for Middle and High School will be generated using the Comprehensive Education Data and Research System (CEDARS).

Career and College Readiness
B057-12 10/10/12
+ Home/Hospital Instruction Program Procedures for School Districts

This bulletin provides Home/Hospital (H/H) Instruction Program procedures to determine student eligibility and school district reimbursement.

  • B057-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach A - Home/Hospital Instruction WAC 392-172A-02100
  • Attach B - Guidelines for District Administration of the Home/Hospital (H/H) Instruction Program
  • Attach C - Home/Hospital Frequently Asked Questions
  • Attach D - Report of Final Home and Hospital Attendance (Form SPI E-525)
  • Attach E - Sample Request for Home/Hospital Instruction (Form SPI E-310)

Secondary Education and Student Support
B056-12 09/28/12
+ 2012–13 S-275 Personnel Reporting Handbook, 2012–13 School Personnel Report, Form S-275

The 2012–13 S-275 Personnel Reporting Handbook provides school districts and educational service districts (ESDs) with instructions for reporting certificated and classified staff to School Apportionment and Financial Services (SAFS) at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).

School Apportionment and Financial Services
B054-12 09/19/12
+ Combining Funds in Title I, Part A Schoolwide Programs

This bulletin provides guidance to school districts choosing to combine funds in a Title I, Part A schoolwide program.

Title I/LAP Consolidated Program Review, K-12 Financial Resources
B053-12 09/19/12
+ Required Submission of Comparability Report for Title I, Part A

Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 2001 (ESEA), as a condition to receiving Title I, Part A funds, districts must use state and local funds to provide services in Title I, Part A schools that are comparable to the services provided in schools that are not receiving Title I, Part A funds.

Title I/LAP and Consolidated Program Review
B051-12 09/07/12
+ Grant Award Reporting and Processes for Fiscal Year 2012–13

This bulletin sets forth the Fiscal Year (FY) 2012–13 grant payment processes, expenditure reporting, information about carryover funds, budget revision policy, and information about indirect costs for those federal and selected state grant programs.

Grants Management
B050-12 09/10/12
+ 2012–13 School Year, Required Student Transportation Operations Reports

This bulletin provides information for all required school district and educational service district (ESD) student transportation operations reports.

  • B050-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - General Instructions for the Student Transportation Operations Report
  • Attach 2 - Detailed Guidance for the Student Transportation Operations Report
  • Form 1 - SPI 1022A School Bus Route and Bus Stop Location Form (optional)
  • Form 2 - SPI 1022B K–Route Count Worksheet (optional)
  • Form 3 - SPI 1022CM District Car Mileage Log (optional)
  • Form 4 - SPI 1022CS District Car Student Count Form (optional)
  • Form 5 - SPI 1022D Student Count Form (optional)
  • Form 6 - SPI 1022F School Transportation Fuel Worksheet (optional)
  • Form 7 - SPI 1022G McKinney–Vento Transportation Worksheet (optional)
  • Form 8 - SPI 1021 School Bus Mileage Worksheet (optional)

Student Transportation
B049-12 09/11/12
+ Federal Special Education Data Reporting Requirements

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) collects special education data which must be submitted annually to the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), U.S. Department of Education.

Special Education
B048-12 09/14/12
+ 2012–13 Reimbursement and Categories for School Buses

School Bus Reimbursement (Depreciation) information for the 2012–13 school year is available online at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction’s (OSPI) School Bus Information System (SBIS) http://www.k12.wa.us/busdepreciation/.

  • B048-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - School Bus Categories and Reimbursement Prices

Student Transportation
B047-12 08/31/12
+ 2012–13 State Accepted Quotes for School Bus Categories

The school bus purchase prices available through the state quote system are established each year from competitive price quotes in each school bus category submitted by Washington school bus vendors.

Student Transportation
B046-12 09/19/12
+ Annual Requirements for Local Education Agencies: Income Verification of Free and Reduced-Price Meal Applications

For the 2012–13 school year (SY), local education agencies (LEAs) must complete the annual verification of free and reduced-price meal applications (U.S. Department of Agriculture [USDA] regulation 7 CFR 245.6a) by November 15, 2012.

  • B046-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Verification Timeline
  • Attach 2 - Verification Non-Response Rate at 20% or Higher For 2011–12 SY
  • Attach 3 - 3% Focused – 20% or Greater Non-Response Rate (3% of Applications) Sampling Worksheet
  • Attach 4 - LEAs with a Non-Response Rate Less Than 20% 3% Random Sampling Worksheet
  • Attach 5 - Non-Response Rate Less Than 20% Focused Sampling Worksheet 1% Plus 1/2%
  • Attach 6 - Explanation of Method Used to Select Verification Sample
  • Attach 7 - Letter to Households Notification of Selection for Verification of Eligibility
  • Attach 8 - Verification Information for Free and Reduced-Price Meals
  • Attach 9 - Letter Household May Have Employer Complete
  • Attach 10 - Letter Household May Have Social Security Office Complete
  • Attach 11 - Letter Household May Have Basic Food/TANF Office Complete
  • Attach 12 - Letter Household May Have Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)/Tribal TANF Office Complete
  • Attach 13 - Letter to the Basic Food/TANF/FDPIR/Tribal TANF Office from the Local Education Agency
  • Attach 14 - Verification Form – Basic Food/TANF/FDPIR/Tribal TANF Recipients (Multiple Applicants)
  • Attach 15 - Letter of Verification Results and Adverse Action for Income Households
  • Attach 16 - Letter of Verification Results and Adverse Action for Basic Food/TANF/FDPIR/Tribal TANF Households
  • Attach 17 - Notification of Continuation of Benefits as a Result of Verification (Optional)
  • Attach 18 - Follow-up Notice to Households Who Did Not Respond to Verification Request for Information
  • Attach 19 - Sources of Acceptable Income Documentation
  • Attach 20 - Documentation of the Verification Process
  • Attach 21 - User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 22 - OSPI-CNS Approved Automated Systems – Waiver of Second Party Confirmation Review

Child Nutrition Services
B045-12 10/08/12
+ Adult Care Institutions—Application Packet for New Institutions Federal Fiscal Year 2013

Adult Care Institutions interested in participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) must complete this application packet and submit.

Child Nutrition Services
B044-12 10/08/12
+ Family Day Care Home Sponsors—Sponsor Application Packet for Fiscal Year 2013

Institutions that intend to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) as a sponsor of family day care homes must complete and return the attached application packet.

  • B044-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - General Instructions
  • Attach 2 - Application Checklist for New Sponsors
  • Attach 3 - Family Daycare Home Sponsor Program Agreement
  • Attach 4 - User Authorization
  • Attach 5 - Administrative Budget
  • Attach 6 - Management Plan
  • Attach 7 - Sponsor Information
  • Attach 8 - Nondiscrimination and Media Policy Statement
  • Attach 9 - Media Release
  • Attach 10 - Certification Regarding Lobbying
  • Attach 11 - Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attach 12 - Procurement Standards
  • Attach 13 - Statewide Payee Registration
  • Attach 14 - Family Day Care Home Provider Enrollment Roster
  • Attach 15 - Sample Letter to Board Members, Managers, and Supervisors
  • Attach 16 - Requirements for Civil Rights Compliance

Child Nutrition Services
B043-12 09/25/12
+ Child Care Institutions—Application Packet for New Institutions for Federal Fiscal Year 2013

Institutions that intend to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) must complete and return the attached application packet.

Child Nutrition Services
B042-12 08/07/12
+ Federal McKinney-Vento Data Collection Forms

According to the Federal McKinney-Vento Act, all school districts are required to identify, enroll, and serve children and youths living in homeless situations.

  • B042-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Identification of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Secondary Education and Student Support
B041-12 08/06/12
+ E-rate Letter of Authorization and Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) Compliance Verification (Form 479)

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and K-20 Educational Network apply for E-rate telecom discounts on behalf of all K–12 schools connected to the K-20 network. There are two forms districts must complete that ensure E-rate eligibility.

Information Technology Services
B040-12 08/03/12
+ 2012–13 Enrollment Reporting Handbook

The 2012–13 Enrollment Reporting Handbook provides school districts, educational service districts (ESDs), and other users with a reference manual and forms for reporting enrollment to School Apportionment and Financial Services (SAFS) at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).

School Apportionment and Financial Services
B038-12 08/16/12
+ 2012–13 Family Day Care Home Reimbursement Rates

The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced the following reimbursement rates for family day care home sponsors participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program for the year beginning July 1, 2012, through June 30, 2013:

Child Nutrition Services
B037-12 08/17/12
+ Child Nutrition Programs Federal and State Reimbursement Rates and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Commodity Assistance Program Rate for Period July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013

Following are the new reimbursement rates for meals served in the Child Nutrition Programs effective July 1, 2012:

Child Nutrition Services
B036-12 07/31/12
+ Adult Care Institutions—Child and Adult Care Food Program Renewal Process for Federal Fiscal Year 2013

This bulletin is to provide instructions on renewing the Child and Adult Care Food Program application for Adult Care Centers.

  • B036-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Adult Care Center Application Checklist for Renewing Institutions
  • Attach 2 - General Instructions—Renewing Adult Care Institutions
  • Attach 3 - Adult Care Online Renewal Instructions—2012

Child Nutrition Services
B035-12 07/31/12
+ Child Care Institutions—Child and Adult Care Food Program Renewal Process for Federal Fiscal Year 2013

This bulletin is to provide instructions on renewing the Child and Adult Care Food Program application for Child Care Institutions.

  • B035-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Child Care Center Application Checklist for Renewing Institutions
  • Attach 2 - General Instructions—Renewing Child Care Institutions
  • Attach 3 - Child Care Online Instructions—2013
  • Attach 4 - USDA Flier—Building for the Future (English)
  • Attach 5 - USDA Flier—Building for the Future (Spanish)
  • Attach 6 - WIC: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (English)
  • Attach 7 - WIC: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (Spanish)
  • Online Only Attach A - Form SPI CACFP 1136 AUTH SIG—User Authorization
  • Online Only Attach B - Form SPI CACFP 1136SA Food Service Agreement for Vendors
  • Online Only Attach C - Statewide Payee Registration

Child Nutrition Services
B034-12 07/31/12
+ Family Day Care Home Sponsors Agreement Renewal Process for Federal Fiscal Year 2013

This bulletin is to provide instructions on renewing the Child and Adult Care Food Program application for Family Day Care Home Sponsors.

  • B034-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Form SPI FDCH 1136CKLT Application Checklist for Renewing Sponsors
  • Attach 2 - General Instructions Renewing Family Day Care Home Sponsors
  • Attach 3 - WIC: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (English)
  • Attach 4 - WIC: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (Spanish)

Child Nutrition Services
B033-12 07/18/12
+ 2012–2013 Running Start Updates on 1.20 FTE Limitation

The purpose of this bulletin is to provide guidance related to the legislative, policy, and procedural changes implemented for the Running Start 1.20 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) combined maximum limitation that may be claimed by school districts and colleges.

  • B033-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach A - Clarifying Guidance on the 1.20 Running Start Full-Time Enrollment (FTE) Limitation
  • Attach B1 - Running Start Enrollment Verification Form
  • Attach B2 - Completing the Running Start Enrollment Verification Form
  • Attach C1 - 2012–13 Spring Quarter Eligibility Adjustment Form
  • Attach C2 - Completing the Spring Quarter Eligibility Adjustment Form (SQEAF)

Secondary Education and Student Support, School Apportionment and Financial Services
B032-12 07/17/12
+ Renewal of Special Milk Program Application – 2012–13 School Year

Local Education Agencies (LEAs) that only serve milk, serve milk to split-session kindergarten students that do not have access to either the breakfast or lunch programs, or serve milk to children enrolled in child care centers are eligible for the Special Milk Program (SMP).

  • B032-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Instructions for Completing Attachments
  • Attach 2 - Application Checklist
  • Attach 3 - Certification Regarding Lobbying
  • Attach 4 - Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attach 5 - User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 6 - Letter to Households
  • Attach 7 - Household Application for Free Milk
  • Attach 8 - Sample Public Release for Special Milk Program
  • Attach 9 - USDA Child Nutrition Program Income Guidelines
  • Attach 10 - Notice of Eligibility for Free Milk School Year 2012–13
  • Attach 11 - Notice of Denied Eligibility for Free Milk School Year 2012–13
  • Attach 12 - Statewide Payee Registration

Child Nutrition Services
B031-12 07/31/12
+ Renewal of Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCI) Child Nutrition Programs Application – 2012–13 School Year

Residential child care institutions (RCCIs) that intend to continue participation in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and/or the School Breakfast Program (SBP) for school year 2012–13 must complete and return the renewal application packet by August 31, 2012.

  • B031-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Instructions for Completing Attachments
  • Attach 2 - Application Checklist
  • Attach 3 - Student Income Policy Statement by Residential Child Care Institutions
  • Attach 4 - Certification Regarding Lobbying
  • Attach 5 - Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attach 6 - User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 7 - 2012–13 Letter to Households (Private/RCCI) National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Attach 8 - 2012–13 Household Application for Free and Reduced-Price Meals
  • Attach 9 - USDA Child Nutrition Program Income Guidelines
  • Attach 10 - Notice of Eligibility for Free or Reduced-Price Meals School Year 2012–13 (RCCIs with Day Students)
  • Attach 11 - Notice of Denied Eligibility for Free or Reduced-Price Meals School Year 2012–13 (RCCIs with Day Students)
  • Attach 12 - Statewide Payee Registration

Child Nutrition Services
B030-12 06/27/12
+ Student Transportation Operations Allocation 2011–12

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform school districts of an adjustment to the calculation and distribution of the transportation operation allocation for the 2011–12 school year.

Student Transportation
B029-12 06/07/12
+ 2011–12 Weapons in Schools and Student Behavior Suspensions and Expulsions Data Collection

State and federal law require each public school district and each approved private school to report to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) all known incidents involving the possession of weapons on school premises, transportation systems, or in areas of facilities while being used exclusively by public or private schools.

  • B029-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach A - Definitions/Instructions for the 2011–12 OSPI Weapons Data Collection
  • Attach B - Definitions/Instructions for the 2011–12 OSPI Student Behavior Data Collection

Secondary Education and Student Support
B028-12 06/05/12
+ Washington Reading Corps Request for Proposals: Application Deadline Extended!

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and the Washington Service Corps will release a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Washington Reading Corps (WRC) on May 15, 2012 in OSPI iGrants. The date has been extended to allow more schools to participate. Applications will be due June 14, 2012.

Teaching and Learning
B027-12 05/29/12
+ 2012–13 Washington Navigation 101 (Planning and Implementation)

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is inviting Washington school districts to apply for funds to plan and/or continue implementation of the student career and college readiness initiative called Navigation 101.

Secondary Education & Student Support
B026-12 07/10/12
+ Waiver of Eligibility for Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program

The Western Regional Office of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has extended the automatic eligibility of participants in Washington State’s Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program (ECEAP) for a one-year period.

Child Nutrition Services
B025-12 05/22/12
+ Collection of Unexcused Absences and Truancy Data for the 2011–12 School Year

As part of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is required to collect information on unexcused absences from all schools serving Grades 1–8.

  • B025-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Questions and Answers about Unexcused Absences Reporting and Accountability (Elementary and Middle School Levels)

Assessment and Student Information
B024-12 06/22/12
+ Adult Care Institutions—Enrollment and Income-Eligibility Instructions for Federal Fiscal Year 2013

Adult care institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) are required to submit current income-eligibility information based on the study month completed for federal fiscal year (FY) 2013.

  • B024-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Study Month Reminders
  • Attach 2 - Form SPI CACFP 1316 IEA—Income-Eligibility Application
  • Attach 3 - Form SPI CACFP 1316 SAMP LTR—Suggested Sample Letter to Adult Participant, Adult Household Member, Legal Guardian
  • Attach 4 - USDA Child Nutrition Program Income Guidelines
  • Attach 5 - Form SPI CACFP 1316 ENR—Attendance Roster
  • Attach 6 - Form SPI CACFP 1316 ENR SUM—Study Month Summary

Child Nutrition Services
B023-12 06/22/12
+ Child Care Institutions—Enrollment and Income-Eligibility Instructions for Federal Fiscal Year 2013

Institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) are required to submit current income-eligibility information based on a study month conducted for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013.

  • B023-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Important Things to Keep in Mind
  • Attach 2 - Form SPI CACFP 1269E/IEA—Enrollment/Income-Eligibility Application
  • Attach 3 - Form SPI CACFP 1269EF—Enrollment Form
  • Attach 4 - Form SPI CACFP 1269 Suggested Ltr.—Suggested Sample Letter to Parents
  • Attach 5 - USDA Child Nutrition Program Income Guidelines
  • Attach 6 - Form SPI CACFP 1269ENR—Attendance Roster
  • Attach 7 - Form SPI CACFP 1269ENR SUM—Study Month Summary

Child Nutrition Services
B022-12 05/07/12
+ Second Grade Reading Assessment, 2012-13 School Year

RCW 28A.300.320 mandates that every student in the state of Washington be assessed in the first six weeks of the second grade school year using a grade-level equivalent oral reading passage to determine each child’s level of fluency (i.e., rate, accuracy, and prosody), with respect to beginning-of-the-year expectations for second grade students.

Assessment and Student Information & Teaching and Learning
B021-12 06/14/12
+ Public School Districts/Private Schools Child Nutrition Program Renewal Application 2012–13 School Year

School districts and private schools participating in either of the Child Nutrition Programs (National School Lunch Program [NSLP] and/or School Breakfast Program [SBP]) for school year 2012–13 must complete and return the renewal application packet by September 28, 2012.

  • B021-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Instructions for Completing Attachments
  • Attach 2 - Free and Reduced-Price Meal Application Checklist
  • Attach 3 - Certification Regarding Lobbying
  • Attach 4 - Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attach 5 - Public School Districts With Food Service Management Companies Financial Information
  • Attach 6 (Word) - User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 6 (PDF) - User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 7 - Form SPI NLSP Exhibit 1—2012–13 Letter to Households National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Attach 8 - Form SPI NSLP Non-Pricing Exhibit 2—2012–13 Letter to Households (Non-pricing/Provision) National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Attach 9 - Form SPI NSLP Private/RCCI Exhibit 3—2012–13 Letter to Households National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Attach 10 - Household Application for Free and Reduced-Price Meals
  • Attach 11 - USDA Child Nutrition Program Income Guidelines
  • Attach 12 - Notice of Eligibility for Free or Reduced-Price Meals
  • Attach 13 - Notice of Denied Eligibility for Free or Reduced-Price Meals
  • Attach 14 - National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program Sample Public Release for Free and Reduced-Price Meals
  • Attach 15 - Child Nutrition Programs Food Services Agreement Public School Districts/Private Schools

Child Nutrition Services
B020-12 05/15/12
+ Notification of IDEA-B Grant Funds Available for Start-up Costs of Implementing Teletherapy Services

The purpose of this bulletin is to announce the availability of federal IDEA-B grant funds for start-up costs associated with implementing a web-based infrastructure of teletherapy options for special education students in need of related services.

Special Education
B019-12 04/17/12
+ Changes to Enrollment Reporting – Adding a June Count Beginning With School Year 2011–2012

The purpose of this bulletin is to notify school districts of the recent legislative change that adds the month of June for reporting enrollment to School Apportionment and Financial Services (SAFS) at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI).

School Apportionment and Financial Services
B018-12 05/11/12
+ Child and Adult Care Food Program Mandatory Annual Training

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Child Nutrition Services is offering mandatory annual training workshops during the month of August.

Child Nutrition Services
B017-12 04/16/12
+ Updating Civil Rights and Equity Activities and Legal Requirements

The Equity and Civil Rights office of the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is responsible for monitoring and providing technical assistance to school districts in regards to federal and state nondiscrimination laws.

Equity and Civil Rights
B016-12 05/11/12
+ Family Day Care Home Forms for New and Renewing Providers Child and Adult Care Food Program Agreement for Federal Fiscal Year 2013

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) agreement between the sponsoring organization and the day care home provider is a permanent agreement (Attachment 1). The agreement is part of the provider’s permanent file.

  • B016-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Agreement Between Sponsoring Organization and Day Care Home Provider
  • Attach 2 - Provider Site Application
  • Attach 3 - Enrollment Form
  • Attach 4 - Tier II Provider Notification and Election of Reimbursement Option Form
  • Attach 5 - Sample Letter to Provider
  • Attach 6 - Provider Income-Eligibility Application
  • Attach 7 - Sample Letter to Families
  • Attach 8 - Family Income-Eligibility Application
  • Attach 9 - Income-Eligibility Guidelines
  • Attach 10 - Determination of Tier I or Tier II Eligibility
  • Attach 11 - Requirements for Civil Rights Compliance

Child Nutrition Services
B015-12 03/28/12
+ School District Accounting Manual Revisions for 2012–13

The Accounting Manual for Public School Districts in the State of Washington (Accounting Manual) has been revised for the 2012–13 school year. The purpose of this bulletin is to advise school districts of revisions to and distribution of the Accounting Manual.

School Apportionment and Financial Services
B014-12 03/19/12
+ 2011–12 Assessment and Reporting Requirements for Social Studies, The Arts, Health and Fitness, and Educational Technology: iGrants Form Package 408

The purpose of this bulletin is to detail the annual reporting requirements and timelines related to the implementation of assessments and other strategies...

Teaching and Learning
B013-12 03/12/12
+ Washington State Standardized High School Transcript Changes and Implementation Schedule

A new transcript format, including new elements and values, is required for all high school student transcripts starting in the 2012¬–13 school year.

Assessment and Student Information
B012-12 03/05/12
+ State Reimbursement for 2011–12 Truancy Petitions

Attached to this bulletin are Forms SPI 1302C and SPI 1302D. School districts are to use these forms to file preliminary and final claims for funding to help offset costs incurred for petitions filed with juvenile court(s) because of student truancy.

School Apportionment and Financial Services
B011-12 03/30/12
+ Washington State Honors Award Nominations

This bulletin provides instructions and materials to assist high schools in submitting nominations and identifying students who may qualify for a 2011–12 Washington State Honors Award.

Title I/LAP and Consolidated Program Review
B010-12 02/27/12
+ Update to District Board Policies to Meet New Requirements of the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA)

The Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act passed Congress in 2008, adding new requirements to the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA).

  • B010-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach A - Policy No. 2022/Instruction/Electronic Resources
  • Attach B - Electronic Resources/Procedures

Information Technology Services
B009-12 02/23/12
+ Common Core State Standards (CCSS) District Implementation Pilot Project Mini-Grants Available

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has partnered with the Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board to provide limited resources from the GEAR UP program to high-needs school districts.

Teaching and Learning
B007-12 05/15/12
+ Report 1800 Series – Analysis of Food Service Operations for FY 2010–11

The Report 1800 is a compilation of reports and statistics for public school districts. The Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), Child Nutrition Services (CNS), is federally mandated to annually compile data on various aspects of food service operations and the accounting of federal funds.

Child Nutrition Services
B006-12 03/30/12
+ Summer Special Milk Program Application 2012

The information contained in this bulletin is for sponsors of summer camps who intend to operate a Summer Special Milk Program (SMP) in 2012. Sponsors must submit a completed application packet to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) no later than April 17, 2012.

  • B006-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Child Nutrition Programs Application Checklist Summer Special Milk Program 2012
  • Attach 2 - User Authorization For Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 3 - Special Milk Program Agreement for Summer Camps, Summer 2012
  • Attach 4 - Statewide Payee Registration Washington State
  • Attach 5 - Certification Regarding Lobbying Child Nutrition Programs 2012
  • Attach 6 - Disclosure of Lobbying Activities 2012

Child Nutrition Services
B005-12 02/15/12
+ Student Transportation Operation Allocation 2011–12

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform school districts of calculation and distribution of their transportation operation allocation for the 2011–12 school year.

Student Transportation
B004-12 02/10/12
+ Approved Multidistrict Online Providers, New Approval Eligibility for Online Providers, and Spring Approval Process

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has recently approved nine multidistrict online providers. This communication contains the complete list of all approved online providers.

Digital Learning Department
B003-12 01/13/12 Special Education
B002-12 02/15/12
+ Percentage of Free and Reduced-Price Meal Eligibility in Washington Public Schools

Attached is Washington public school free and reduced-price meal eligibility information for fiscal year (FY) 2012.

  • B002-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach - 2011–12 Washington Public School Free and Reduced-Price Meal Eligibility

Child Nutrition Services
B001-12 01/19/12
+ Family Day Care Home Sponsor—New Agreement for Fiscal Year 2012

Institutions that intend to participate in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) as a sponsor of family day care homes must complete and return the attached application packet.

  • B001-12 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - CACFP Family Day Care Home Sponsors General Instructions
  • Attach 2 - Form SPI FDCH 1136CKLT Application Checklist New Sponsors
  • Attach 3 - Form SPI FDCH 1136A Family Day Care Home Sponsor Program Agreement
  • Attach 4 - Form SPI CACFP 1136 AUTH SIG User Authorization
  • Attach 5 - Form SPI 1136W Administrative Budget
  • Attach 6 - Form SPI FDCH 1136MP Management Plan
  • Attach 7 - Form SPI CACFP 1269SI Sponsor Information
  • Attach 8 - Form SPI CACFP 1269MR Nondiscrimination and Media Policy Statement
  • Attach 9 - Form SPI FDCH 1136 SAMP Media Release
  • Attach 10 - Form SPI CNS 280 LOB Certification Regarding Lobbying
  • Attach 11 - Form SPI CNS 280F Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attach 12 - Form SPI CNS 1136PS Procurement Standards
  • Attach 13 - Statewide Payee Registration
  • Attach 14 - 1136 FDCH CIV/RIG Requirements for Civil Rights Compliance
  • Attach 15 - Form SPI 1576 Sample Letter to Board Members, Managers, and Supervisors in Organizations Participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program
  • Attach 16 - Form SPI FDCH 1136E Family Day Care Home Provider Enrollment Roster

Child Nutrition Services

 

 

 

 

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