Washington State Common School Manual

The 2024 Common School Manual (revised March 2024) is a compilation of most of the laws enacted by the state legislature governing common school system operations and other titles containing laws affecting school operations. Also included are the administrative rules adopted to enhance the laws. This manual is printed in two volumes, 1) RCWs; 2) WACs.

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RCWs & WACs that pertain to K-12 Education in Washington

Common School Provisions

Rules & Regulations

Administrative Procedures

Collective Bargaining

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