File No. 35243
This rule was published in the October 1, 2011, issue (Vol. 2011, No. 19) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Public School Student Confidentiality
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 35243
Filed: 09/15/2011 06:25:02 PM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
The purpose of this new rule is to provide standards and procedures related to public school student confidentiality consistent with H.B. 145, 2011 General Session.
Summary of the rule or change:
This new rule provides responsibilities for the Utah State Board of Education (Board), local education agencies (LEAs), public education employees, and student aides and volunteers.
State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Subsection 53A-13-301(3)
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
There are no anticipated costs or savings to the state budget. The rule provides standards and procedures for the State Board of Education to follow to help ensure student confidentiality. Board compliance with the standards and procedures of this new rule does not result in any cost or savings.
There are no anticipated costs or savings to local government. Under the rule, LEAs will provide training to public education employees and volunteers. Many LEAs already provide training to staff on student confidentiality. For those that do not, training could be provided to the LEA staff by existing staff and within existing budget.
There are no anticipated costs or savings to small businesses. The amendments to this rule apply to public education and do not affect businesses.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
There are no anticipated costs or savings to small businesses, businesses, or local government entities. This rule requires LEA policies and training to ensure compliance with student confidentiality laws.
Compliance costs for affected persons:
There are no compliance costs for affected persons. LEA staff will be trained on the state and federal laws relating to student confidentiality.
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:Education
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.
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For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Carol Lear at the above address, by phone at 801-538-7835, by FAX at 801-538-7768, or by Internet E-mail at email@example.com.