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B058-14 09/25/14
+ 2014–15 School Year, Estimated Transportation Allocation Funding Adjustment

The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Act (Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 6002) Section 503 (3) provided $558,000 in additional funding for school districts whose expected cost allocation under the Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS) is less than their prior year costs.

  • B058-14 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Transportation Allocation Funding Adjustment Calculation

Student Transportation
B057-14 09/26/14
+ 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
B056-14 09/26/14
+ Parent Involvement Requirements for Title I, Part A Districts and Schools

Parent involvement means the participation of parents in regular, two-way, meaningful communication involving student academic learning and other school activities, and ensures that:

Title I/LAP and Consolidated Program Review
B055-14 09/11/14
+ 2014–15 Reimbursement and Categories for School Buses

School Bus Reimbursement (Depreciation) information for the 2014–15 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/.

  • B055-14 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - School Bus Categories and Reimbursement Prices

Student Transportation
B054-14 09/22/14
+ Federal Special Education Data Reporting Requirements

This bulletin informs school districts of all the federally required data that will be collected during the 2014-15 school year. Each collection has a separate set of instructions, data collection forms, and due dates.

Special Education
B053-14 09/08/14
+ 2013–14 Adjusted Cohort Graduation Rate Report (P210)

The Comprehensive Education Data and Research System (CEDARS) will be the source for both the adjusted 4-year 2013–14 Cohort Graduation Rate Report (P210) for the Class of 2014 and the adjusted 5-year 2013–14 Cohort Graduation Rate Report (P210), for the Class of 2013.

Assessment and Student Information
B052-14 09/05/14
+ 2014–15 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
B051-14 09/05/14
+ Grant Award Reporting and Processes for Fiscal Year 2014–15

This bulletin sets forth the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014–15 grant payment processes, expenditure reporting, information about carryover funds, budget revision policy, and information about indirect costs for federal and state grant programs.

Grants Management
B050-14 08/28/14
+ 2014–15 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.

  • B050-14 - 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 1022CM District Car Mileage Log (optional)
  • Form 3 - SPI 1022CS District Car Student Count Form (optional)
  • Form 4 - SPI 1022EF Verification of Ridership Data Submitted (Fall)
  • Form 5 - SPI 1022EW Verification of Ridership Data Submitted (Winter)
  • Form 6 - SPI 1022ES Verification of Ridership Data Submitted (Spring)
  • Form 7 - SPI 1022D Student Count Form (optional)
  • Form 8 - SPI 1022G McKinney–Vento Transportation Worksheet (optional)

Student Transportation
B048-14 09/30/14 Secondary Education and Student Support
B047-14 09/03/14
+ N<30 Adequate Yearly Progress School Improvement Plan Submission and Schools with No Population Tested on the Statewide Assessment

The Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) of 2001 requires “adequate yearly progress” (AYP) determinations in mathematics and reading for each public school in the state.

Title I/LAP and Consolidated Program Review
B046-14 09/30/14
+ 2014–15 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
B045-14 08/11/14
+ 2014–15 Enrollment Reporting Handbook

The 2014–15 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).

Apportionment and School Financial Services
B044-14 08/11/14
+ 2014–15 Running Start Updates on 1.20 FTE Limitation

The purposes of this bulletin are to provide districts and colleges the enrollment reporting changes for the 2014–15 school year and to review current guidance related to the Running Start 1.20 Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) combined maximum limitation that a student can be claimed for state funding.

  • B044-14 - Bulletin
  • Attach A - Clarifying Guidance on the 1.20 Running Start Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) Limitation
  • Attach B - Running Start Enrollment Verification Form (Rev. 8/2014)
  • Attach C - 2014–15 Spring Quarter Eligibility Adjustment Form (Rev. 8/2014)

Secondary Education & Student Support/School Apportionment and Financial Services
B043-14 08/11/14
+ E-rate Letter of Authorization and Form 479 (Children’s Internet Protection Act Compliance Verification)

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) and K-20 Educational Network Consortium apply for E-rate discounts on behalf of all K–12 schools connected to the K-20 network.

Information Technology Services
B042-14 08/29/14
+ Family Day Care Home Sponsors Application Renewal Process for Federal Fiscal Year 2015

This bulletin is to provide instructions on renewing the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CFDA Number 10.558) application for Family Day Care Home Sponsors.

  • B042-14 - 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)
  • Attach 5 - Statewide Payee Registration

Child Nutrition Services
B041-14 07/25/14
+ Educator Evaluation Data Collection, Evaluator and Teacher Training, Enhancements to eVAL, and Request for Minor Modifications to Adopted Frameworks

RCW 28A.405.100 revised Washington’s teacher and principal evaluation system to support educator development and positively impact student learning.

K-12 Education
B040-14 07/15/14
+ 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.

  • B040-14 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Identification of Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Secondary Education and Student Support
B039-14 08/29/14
+ Child Care Institutions—Child and Adult Care Food Program Renewal Process for Federal Fiscal Year 2015

This bulletin is to provide instructions on renewing the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CFDA Number 10.558) application packet for Child Care Institutions.

  • B039-14 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Form SPI CACFP 1269CKLT-1 Child Care Center Application Checklist for Renewing Institutions
  • Attach 2 - General Instructions—Renewing Child Care Institutions Fiscal Year 2015
  • Attach 3 - USDA Flier—Building for the Future (English)
  • Attach 4 - USDA Flier—Building for the Future (Spanish)
  • Attach 5 - WIC: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (English)
  • Attach 6 - WIC: The Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (Spanish)
  • Attach 7 - Form SPI CACFP 1136SA Food Service Agreement for Vendors
  • Attach 8 - Statewide Payee Registration-Washington State

Child Nutrition Services
B038-14 07/11/14
+ Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) Policies and Results

This bulletin explains the changes to the state’s adequate yearly progress (AYP) policies that were approved by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to be used to calculate the 2014 AYP results.

Special Programs and Federal Accountability
B037-14 07/22/14
+ Enrollment Options Informational Guide (Learning by Choice)

As required by RCW 28A.225.290, the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) publishes Learning by Choice every year.

Secondary Education and Student Support
B036-14 09/08/14
+ Child Nutrition Programs Federal and State Reimbursement Rates and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Commodity Assistance Program Rate for Period July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015

This bulletin provides information for the reimbursement rates for meals served in the Child Nutrition Programs for July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015.

Child Nutrition Services
B035-14 06/18/14
+ 2014–15 School Year, Transportation Allocation Funding Adjustment

The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Act (Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 6002) Section 503 (3) provides $558,000 in additional funding for school districts whose expected cost allocation under the Student Transportation Allocation Reporting System (STARS) is less than their prior year costs.

  • B035-14 - Bulletin
  • Form 1 - SPI 1707 2014-15 School Year School Transportation Funding Adjustment Application

Student Transportation
B034-14 07/16/14
+ Renewal of Special Milk Program Application for 2014–15 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).

  • B034-14 - Bulletin
  • Attachment 1 — Form SPI SMP 280 CKLST—Checklist for Child Nutrition Program Application Special Milk Program
  • Attachment 2 — Form SPI SMP 1532A CNP User Auth—User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attachment 3 — Form SPI SMP CNS 280 LOB—Certification Regarding Lobbying for Child Nutrition Programs 2014–15
  • Attachment 4 — Form SPI SMP 280F—Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attachment 5 — Form SPI CNS M-280—Child Nutrition Programs Food Services Agreement Public School Districts/Private Schools
  • Exhibits
  • Exhibit 1 — Form SPI SMP 280 INC GDLNS—USDA Child Nutrition Program Income Guidelines Special Milk Program
  • Exhibit 2 — Form SPI SMP Exhibit 2—2014–15 Household Application for Free Milk
  • Exhibit 3 — Form SPI SMP M-280 Exhibit 3—2014–15 Letter to Households Special Milk Program
  • Exhibit 4 — Form SPI SMP Exhibit 4—Notice of Eligibility for Free Milk School Year 2014–15
  • Exhibit 5 — Form SPI SMP Exhibit 5—Notice of Denied Eligibility for Free Milk School Year 2014–15
  • Exhibit 6 — Form SPI SMP CNS m-280 Exhibit 6—Special Milk Program Sample Public Release for Special Milk Program 2014–15

Child Nutrition Services
B033-14 07/16/14
+ Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCI) Child Nutrition Programs Renewal/New Sponsor Application 2014–15 School Year

Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCIs) new or continuing participation in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and/or School Breakfast Program (SBP) for school year 2014–15 must complete and return the renewal application packet by August 29, 2014.

  • B033-14 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Form SPI 280 RCCI CKLST Rtn-New —Checklist for Child Nutrition Program Application Residential Child Care Institutions (RCCI)
  • Attach 2 - Form SPI RCCI 1532A CNP User Auth—User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 3 - Form SPI RCCI 1699—Attestation Statement School Year 2014–15
  • Attach 4 - Form SPI RCCI 280G—Paid Lunch Equity Compliance
  • Attach 5 - Form SPI RCCI 280C-2—Student Income Policy Statement Residential Child Care Institutions
  • Attach 6 - Form SPI RCCI CNS 280 LOB—Certification Regarding Lobbying Child Nutrition Programs 2014–15
  • Attach 7 - Form SPI RCCI CNS 280F—Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attach 8 - Form SPI RCCI Exhibit 2—Child Nutrition Programs Food Services Agreement Public School Districts/Private Schools/RCCI
  • Exhibit 1 - Form SPI RCCI 280 INC GDLNS Exhibit 1—USDA Child Nutrition Program Income Guidelines July 1, 2014–June 30, 2015
  • Exhibit 2 - Form SPI RCCI Exhibit 2—2014–15 Household Application for Free and Reduced-Price Meals
  • Exhibit 3 - Form SPI NSLP Private/RCCI Exhibit 3—2014–¬15 Letter to Households (Private Schools/RCCI) National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Exhibit 4 - Form SPI RCCI Exhibit 4—Notice of Eligibility for Free or Reduced-Price Meals School Year 2014–15 (RCCIs with Day Students)
  • Exhibit 5 - Form SPI RCCI Exhibit 5—Notice of Denied Eligibility for Free or Reduced Price Meals School Year 2014–15 (RCCIs with Day Students)

Child Nutrition Services
B032-14 06/12/14
+ 2013–14 Weapons in Approved Private Schools Data Collection

State and federal laws require 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 private schools.

Secondary Education & Student Support
B031-14 06/11/14
+ Washington English Language Proficiency Assessment (WELPA) 2014-15

As the current school year comes to a close it is helpful to begin preparing for the next. In that regard, it is prudent to consider all aspects of the state’s upcoming changes in its assessment program, including assessing English acquisition skills of our English Language Learners (ELLs).

Assessment and Student Information
B030-14 07/09/14
+ 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
B029-14 06/10/14
+ 2013–14, Student Behavior Suspensions and Expulsions, Weapons in Schools, and Harassment, Intimidation or Bullying (HIB) Data Collection

Per state and federal law, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is required to report information on 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 for each public school district and each approved private school.

Secondary Education and Student Support
B028-14 06/05/14
+ Running Start Programs in the High School Setting

The purposes of this bulletin are to clarify the essential elements for colleges offering Running Start classes in the high school setting, the method of calculating a student’s full-time equivalent (FTE) enrollment, the process for claiming the enrollment for state apportionment, and the distribution of funds generated between the school district and college.

  • B028-14 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Running Start Enrollment Verification Form (RSEVF)

Secondary Education and Student Support, School Apportionment and Financial Services
B027-14 06/05/14
+ Sexual Health Education Requirements and Resources

This bulletin encourages schools to provide sexual health education consistent with legislative requirements and to provide resources for implementing HIV/AIDS prevention education.

Teaching and Learning
B026-14 05/28/14
+ State Testing for Students Receiving Special Education Services

As referenced in Memorandum 022-14M, Washington is about to venture into a year of transition with respect to the state’s assessment system, occasioned by the adoption of new learning standards, the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) in English language arts (ELA) and mathematics.

Assessment and Student Information
B025-14 05/29/14
+ Notification of IDEA-B Grant Funds Available for Start-up Costs of Implementing Teletherapy Services

The purpose of this bulletin is to announce the opportunity for grant funds, contingent upon federal IDEA-B funding, 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
B024-14 05/27/14
+ Use of Funds: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004), Part B

This bulletin informs Local Education Agencies (LEAs) of the requirements pertaining to the use of funds consistent with Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA 2004).

Special Education
B023-14 05/27/14
+ Collection of Evidence (COE) Submission and Transfer Student Waiver Updates

Effective immediately, the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) will provide students the opportunity to submit subsequent Collections of Evidence (COE) per content area, but the financial obligations beyond the first submission will fall to the district.

Assessment and Student Information
B022-14 05/23/14
+ New Annual Survey of School Facilities to Collect Capacity Information Related to All-Day Kindergarten and K-3 Class Size Reduction Funding

In an effort to respond to the legislature regarding the need for additional classrooms to enable school districts to offer all-day kindergarten and meet K–3 class size reduction targets, OSPI is initiating an annual survey to collect school facility data.

School Facilities and Organization
B021-14 06/11/14
+ Adult Care Institutions Enrollment and Income-Eligibility Instructions for Federal Fiscal Year 2015

The information and forms contained in this bulletin are needed by all adult institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) to complete a study month to determine claiming percentages for meal reimbursement.

  • B021-14 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Study Month Reminders—Adult Care Institutions
  • Attach 2 - Form SPI CACFP 1316 IEA—Adult Care Center-Income-Eligibility Application
  • Attach 3 - Form SPI CACFP 1316 SAMP LTR—Suggested Sample Letter to Adult Participant, Adult Household Member, Legal Guardian: Adult Care Centers
  • Attach 4 - Form SPI 280 INC GDLNS—USDA Child Nutrition Program Income Guidelines—July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015
  • Attach 5 - Form SPI CACFP 1316 ENR—Child and Adult Care Food Program Adult Care Center-Attendance Roster
  • Attach 6 - Form SPI CACFP 1316 ENR SUM—Child and Adult Care Food Program Adult Care Center-Study Month Summary

Child Nutrition Services
B020-14 06/06/14
+ Child and Adult Care Food Program Mandatory Annual Training

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction Child Nutrition Services is offering mandatory annual training during the months of July and August.

Child Nutrition Services
B019-14 06/09/14
+ Child Care Institutions Enrollment and Income-Eligibility Instructions for Federal Fiscal Year 2015

The information and forms contained in this bulletin are needed by all institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) that are required to complete a study month to determine claiming percentages for meal reimbursement.

  • B019-14 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Important Things to Keep in Mind
  • Attach 2 - Enrollment/Income-Eligibility Application
  • Attach 3 - Enrollment Form
  • Attach 4 - Suggested Sample Letter to Parents
  • Attach 5 - Income Guidelines
  • Attach 6 - Attendance Roster
  • Attach 7 - Study Month Summary
  • Form 1 - Enrollment/Income-Eligibility Application - Spanish
  • Form 2 - Enrollment Form - Spanish
  • Form 3 - Suggested Sample Letter to Parents - Spanish

Child Nutrition Services
B018-14 05/21/14
+ Student Transportation Operation Allocation 2014–15

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform school districts of the basis for the distribution of their student transportation operations allocation for the 2014–15 school year for the months of September 2014 through January 2015.

Student Transportation
B017-14 05/15/14
+ Changes to the Process and Timelines for Updating Directory Information

In compliance with state and federal rules, district requests to change directory data, such as establishing new schools or changing grade spans, must be submitted to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) by July 1.

Assessment and Student Information
B016-14 07/03/14
+ Food Service Management Contracting Procedures

The intent of this bulletin is to ensure that all local education agencies (LEAs) contracting with food service management companies (FSMCs) comply with the appropriate United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) Child Nutrition Services (CNS) rules and regulations.

  • B016-14 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Procedures for Contracting With Food Service Management Companies
  • Attach 2 - Food Service Management Company Contract Checklist
  • Attach 3 - Notice of Request for Proposals for Food Service Management
  • Attach 4 - Food Service Management Company Contract Template
  • Attach 5 - Contracting Out Services Provided by Certain Classified Employees Under RCW 28A.400.285
  • Attach 6 - Outline of Procedural and Subject Matter Considerations: Contracting Out Services Provided by Certain Classified Employees Under RCW 28A.400.285A
  • Attach 7 - Feasibility Study Approval Form
  • Attach 8 - FSMC Fact Sheet

Child Nutrition Services
B015-14 06/12/14
+ Public School Districts/Private Schools Child Nutrition Programs Renewal/New Sponsor Application 2014–15 School Year

School districts and private schools new or continuing participation in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and/or School Breakfast Program (SBP) for school year 2014–15 must complete and return the application packet by September 30, 2014.

  • B015-14 - Bulletin
  • Attachment 1 - Form SPI 280B CKLST Rtn-New—Checklist for Child Nutrition Program Application: Public School Districts/Private Schools
  • Attachment 2 - Form SPI 1532A CNP User Auth—User Authorization for Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attachment 3 - Form SPI NSLP 1699—Attestation Statement School Year 2014–15
  • Attachment 4 - Form SPI 280G—Paid Lunch Equity Compliance
  • Attachment 5 - Form SPI NSLP CNS 280 LOB—Certification Regarding Lobbying Child Nutrition Programs 2014–15
  • Attachment 6 - Form SPI NSLP CNS 280F—Disclosure of Lobbying Activities
  • Attachment 7 - Form SPI 1505—Public School Districts with Food Service Management Companies Financial Information
  • Attachment 8 - Form SPI CNS M-280—Child Nutrition Programs Food Services Agreement Public School Districts/Private Schools
  • Exhibit 1 - Form SPI 280 INC GDLNS Exhibit 1—USDA Child Nutrition Program Income Guidelines July 1, 2014–June 30, 2015
  • Exhibit 2 - Form SPI NSLP Exhibit 2—2014–15 Household Application for Free and Reduced-Price Meals
  • Exhibit 3 - Form SPI NSLP Exhibit 3—Letter to Households (Public Schools) National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Exhibit 4 - Form SPI NSLP Private/RCCI Exhibit 4—Letter to Households (Private Schools/RCCI) National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Exhibit 5 - Form SPI NSLP Non-Pricing Exhibit 5—Letter to Households (Non-pricing/Provision) National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Exhibit 6 - Form SPI NSLP Exhibit 6—Notice of Eligibility for Free or Reduced-Price Meals School Year 2014–15 National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Exhibit 7 - Form SPI NSLP Exhibit 7—Notice of Eligibility for Free Meals – Directly Certified School Year 2014–15 National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Exhibit 8 - Form SPI NSLP Exhibit 8—Notice of Denied Eligibility for Free or Reduced-Price Meals School Year 2014–15 National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program
  • Exhibit 9 - From SPI NSLP Exhibit 9—Consent to Share Program Eligibility Information for Other School Programs 2014–15
  • Exhibit 10 - Form SPI CNS M-280 EX 10—National School Lunch Program/School Breakfast Program Sample Public Release for Free and Reduced-Price Meals 2014–15

Child Nutrition Services
B014-14 05/05/14
+ Unexcused Absences and Truancy Data Report for the 2013–14 School Year

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

Assessment and Student Information
B013-14 05/01/14
+ Learning Assistance Program Student Data Application

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform school districts about the Learning Assistance Program (LAP) data collection requirements as defined in Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5946 of 2013, and provide districts with information to prepare the required student-level data.

Assessment and Student Information
B012-14 05/08/14
+ Approved Online Providers and Approval Requirements for Online Providers

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

Information Technology Services
B011-14 05/01/14
+ Equity Assurance Report Required of All School Districts

The Equity and Civil Rights Office at the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is responsible for monitoring and providing technical assistance to school districts in regard to federal and state nondiscrimination laws. This bulletin provides information for school districts to complete an annual assurance form through iGrants Form Package 447.

Equity and Civil Rights
B010-14 04/28/14
+ School District Accounting Manual Revisions for 2014–15

The Accounting Manual for Public School Districts in the State of Washington (Accounting Manual) has been revised for the 2014–15 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
B009-14 04/30/14
+ 2014 Summer Special Milk Program Application

This bulletin is for sponsors of summer camps who intend to operate a Summer Special Milk Program (SMP) in 2014.

  • B009-14 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Child Nutrition Programs Application Checklist Summer Special Milk Program 2014
  • Attach 2 - User Authorization For Child Nutrition Programs
  • Attach 3 - Special Milk Program Agreement for Summer Camps, Summer 2014
  • Attach 4 - Statewide Payee Registration Washington State
  • Attach 5 - Certification Regarding Lobbying Child Nutrition Programs 2014
  • Attach 6 - Disclosure of Lobbying Activities 2014

Child Nutrition Services
B008-14 03/25/14
+ Choice Transfers, Interdistrict Agreements, and Standard Choice Transfer System (SCTS)

This bulletin provides information and requirements for enrolling and claiming students that are not residents of a school district for state funding.

  • B008-14 - Bulletin
  • Attach 1 - Examples of Choice Transfers and Interdistrict Agreements

School Apportionment and Financial Services/Digital Learning Department
B007-14 01/30/14
+ New Education Data System Security Roles Created to Improve School Directory Data Quality

The Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) is embarking on an effort to improve data quality, beginning with directory information in the Education Data System (EDS).

Assessment and Student Information
B006-14 02/28/14
+ State Reimbursement for 2013–14 Truancy Petitions

Attached to this bulletin are Forms SPI 1302C and SPI 1302D.

School Apportionment and Financial Services
B005-14 02/27/14
+ Student Transportation Operation Allocation 2013–14

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform school districts of the calculation and distribution of their student transportation operations allocation for the 2013–14 school year.

Student Transportation
B004-14 05/09/14
+ Child and Adult Care Food Program: Family Day Care Home New and Renewing Application Materials, Federal Fiscal Year 2015

This bulletin includes information and updated forms for the application process between Family Day Care Home Sponsors and new or renewing Day Care Home Providers for Federal Fiscal Year 2015.

  • B004-14 - Bulletin
  • Attachment 1—FS Agreement—CACFP Agreement Between Sponsoring Organization and Day Care Home Provider
  • Attachment 2—Form SPI FDCH 1136PRO/APP—CACFP Provider Site Application
  • Attachment 3—Form SPI FDCH 1136ENR—CACFP Enrollment Form
  • Attachment 4—Form SPI FDCH 1136 Option Ltr—CACFP Determination of Tier 1 or Tier II Eligibility
  • Attachment 5—Form SPI FDCH 1136 Prov Sample Ltr—CACFP Sample Letter to Provider
  • Attachment 6—Form SPI FDCH 1136 PIEA PROV—CACFP Provider Income-Eligibility Application
  • Attachment 7—Form SPI FDCH 1136 Tier II Provider Option—CACFP Tier II Provider Notification and Election of Reimbursement Option Form
  • Attachment 8—Form SPI FDCH 1136 Tier II Sample Ltr—Sample Letter to Families
  • Attachment 9—Form SPI FDCH 1136 IEA—CACFP Family Income-Eligibility Application
  • Attachment 10—Form SPI FDCH 113INC GUIDE—Income-Eligibility Guidelines

Child Nutrition Services
B003-14

01/31/14

Addendum
02/27/14

+ 2013–14 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 (2013–14) 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)...

Teaching and Learning
B002-14 01/24/14
+ Teacher Training Fund Application Deadline

Teacher Training Fund Applications are due by March 1, 2014.

K-12 Education
B001-14 02/14/14
+ 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) 2014.

  • B001-14 - Bulletin
  • Attach - 2013–14 Washington Public School Free and Reduced-Price Meal Eligibility

Child Nutrition Services

 

 

 

 

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