This rule was published in the July 1, 2011, issue (Vol. 2011, No. 13) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Requirements for Assessment Pilot Programs
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 34922
Filed: 06/15/2011 03:57:02 PM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
The purpose for this new rule is to provide standards and procedures for a Utah State Board of Education developed and directed pilot assessment system for identified students as required by state law and to be consistent with federal law.
Summary of the rule or change:
The new rule provides definitions, standards and procedures for the K-12 Pilot Assessment Program, High School Assessment Pilot Program, and Pilot Assessment to Large School Districts for Online Delivery of Utah Performance Assessment System for Students (U-PASS) Tests.
State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Sections 53A-1-603 through 53A-1-611
- Subsection 53A-1-401(3)
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
There are no additional costs or savings to the state budget. Legislative funding has been provided for development and implementation of assessment pilot programs.
There are no anticipated costs or savings to local government. Legislative funding has been provided for implementation of assessment pilot programs.
There are no anticipated costs or savings to small businesses. This new rule applies to public education and does not affect businesses.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
There are no anticipated costs or savings to persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local government entities. Legislative funding has been provided for development and implementation of assessment pilot programs.
Compliance costs for affected persons:
There are no compliance costs for affected persons. Local education agencies will receive funding for participation in assessment pilot programs.
Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:
I have reviewed this rule and I see no fiscal impact on businesses.
Larry K. Shumway, State Superintendent
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:
250 E 500 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111-3272
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
- Carol Lear at the above address, by phone at 801-538-7835, by FAX at 801-538-7768, or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:
This rule may become effective on:
Carol Lear, Director, School Law and Legislation
R277. Education, Administration.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull-pdf/2011/b20110701.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.