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Tag: Rep Assembly

April
16th

WIAA Rep Assemby results

The WIAA sent out this press release Monday afternoon with results from Rep Assembly voting:

WIAA Announces 2012 Representative Assembly Passed Amendments

RENTON, Wash. – The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced the passed amendments for the 2012-13 academic school year, voted on by the WIAA Representative Assembly.

The following amendments were passed after reaching super majority:

MS/HS #5: 17.5.7 – Coaches may meet with squads to prepare for summer leadership training

HS #8: 17.14.0 – Prohibits contests against college freshmen

MS/HS #9: 18.19.2.c – 8th graders may be used to salvage JV basketball teams to reach 16 players

MS/HS #12:

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Feb.
2nd

WIAA: Rep Assembly amendments revealed

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association released the 2012 Rep Assembly amendments today.

Click here to view the amendments.

Only one of the 16 amendments piqued my interest. Amendment No. 1 deals with how schools are classified. Here’s how it reads:

DEMONSTRATION OF DECLINING ENROLLMENT – Schools in the 2B, 1A and 2A
classifications able to demonstrate (via the P223) that enrollment in their school district
for the next two-year classification cycle is below the cutoff point determined by the
classification process for both years will have the option to participate in the lower
classification. Movement by a school will not force another school into a higher
classification to replace the school with declining enrollment. Utilizing this procedure
would override 4.2.0 for the two classifications affected.

NOTE: All subsequent subsections of Article 4 would be renumbered.

Issues:
1. The current classification system does not address declining enrollment.

2. The current classification system counts two graduating classes that never participate
during the following two-year cycle.
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