What is an ALE Program
Home-based Instruction and enrollment in an ALE are different educational models
Homebased instruction includes the following:
• Instruction is developed and supervised by the parent or guardian as authorized under
RCW 28A.200 and 28A.225.010.
• The parent has filed an annual Declaration of Intent with the district.
• Students are neither enrolled nor eligible for graduation through a public high school
unless they meet all district and state graduation requirements.
• Students are not subject to the rules and regulations governing public school, including
course, graduation, and assessment requirements.
• The public school is under no obligation to provide instruction or instructional materials,or to supervise the student’s education.
Alternative Learning Experience (ALE) includes the following:
• Is a public education enrollment option authorized under WAC 392-550.
• Subject to all state and federal rules and regulations governing public education.
• Curriculum and instructional materials meet district standards and are free from sectarian control or influence.
• Learning experiences are:
o Supervised, monitored, assessed, and evaluated by a certificated teacher.
o May be planned in collaboration with the student, parent and teacher.
o Provided via a Written Student Learning Plan (WSLP).
o Provided in whole, or part, outside the regular classroom.