DAR File No. 40513
This rule was published in the July 1, 2016, issue (Vol. 2016, No. 13) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Intergenerational Poverty Interventions in Public Schools
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 40513
Filed: 06/15/2016 08:27:41 PM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
This rule is amended in response to H.B. 40, Agency Reporting Requirements, from the 2016 General Session, which deleted several reporting requirements for the Board.
Summary of the rule or change:
Consistent with H.B. 40 (2016), the Legislative Education Interim Committee is removed from the rule as a required recipient of an annual report providing information on intergenerational grant money and progress. The amendments also provide technical and conforming changes.
State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Subsection 53A-17a-171(4)
- Art X, Sec 3
- Section 53A-1-401
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
Rule R277-710 is updated to remove language no longer required by state law and provide technical and conforming changes, which likely will not result in a cost or savings to the state budget.
Rule R277-710 is updated to remove language no longer required by state law and provide technical and conforming changes, which likely will not result in a cost or savings to local government.
Rule R277-710 is updated to remove language no longer required by state law and provide technical and conforming changes, which likely will not result in a cost or savings to small businesses.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
Rule R277-710 is updated to remove language no longer required by state law and provide technical and conforming changes, which likely will not result in a cost or savings to persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local government entities.
Compliance costs for affected persons:
Rule R277-710 is updated to remove language no longer required by state law and provide technical and conforming changes, which likely will not result in any compliance costs for affected persons.
Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:
To the best of my knowledge, there should be no fiscal impact on businesses resulting from the amendments to this rule.
Sydnee Dickson, Interim State Superintendent
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Office of Administrative Rules, or at:Education
250 E 500 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111-3272
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Angela Stallings, Associate Superintendent, Policy and Communication
R277. Education, Administration.
R277-710. Intergenerational Poverty Interventions in Public Schools.
. Authority and Purpose.
A.] This rule is authorized by
Utah Constitution Article X, Section 3
which vests general control and supervision [
of] public education in the Board[ ,]
(3)] which [ permits] the Board to [ adopt rules in accordance with its
which directs the Board to accept proposals and award
grants under the [
B.] The purpose of this rule is
distribute] funds to LEAs
to provide out-of-school educational services that assist students affected by intergenerational poverty in achieving academic success.
C.] This rule provides eligibility criteria, provides
minimum application criteria [ and] timelines, and provides for [ USOE] oversight and reporting.
A. "Board" means the Utah State Board of
B.] "Eligible student" means a student
who is classified
as a child affected by intergenerational poverty[ in grades K-12 of the public school system].
C.] "Intergenerational poverty (IGP)" means
poverty in which two or more successive generations of a family
continue in the cycle of poverty and government dependence.
Intergenerational poverty does not include situational poverty as defined in Section 35A-9-102.
D. "LEA" means a local education agency,
including local school boards/public school districts and charter
E.] "Program" means the Intergenerational Poverty
Interventions Grant Program that provides educational services
outside of the regular school day (after school program).
F. "USOE" means the Utah State Office of
R277-710-3. Grant Eligibility.
A.] Only [ local education agencies (]LEAs[ )] are eligible to apply for funds under th[ is] program.
s], in designing the[ ir] program services, may collaborate with
community-based organization[ s] that provide quality after school programs.
B.] The Board shall give priority to applicants that have a
significant number or percentage of students affected by
C.] [ These] funds are intended to provide supplemental services
beyond what is already available through state and local
LEA[ s] with
school[ s] that [ already have] afterschool program[ s], the
funds may be used to augment the amount or intensity
of services to benefit students affected by IGP.
Existing after school] program applicant[ s] may apply for
grant[ s] in the range of $30,000 to $50,000 per school
LEA[ s] with
school[ s] that do not have
existing after school program[ s], the
funds may be used to establish
quality after school program[ s].
New after school] program applicant[ s] may apply for
grants in the range of $100,000-$150,000 per school year.
participat[ ing] in th[ is] program
serv[ ing] students in grades [ K]-6 may be eligible to apply for additional federal after
school funding through the Department of Workforce Services.
R277-710-4. Program Requirements.
Successful applicants] shall design
program[ s] that include the following minimum components:
A.] a [ definition] of the level of administrative support and
leadership at the LEA to effectively implement, monitor, and
evaluate the program[ .]
B.] an explanation of how the LEA will provide adequate
supervision and support to successfully implement or increase
programs at the school level[ .]
C.] a summary of a needs assessment conducted by the LEA to
determine the academic needs and interests of participating
students and their families[ .]
D.] the identification of intended outcomes of the program
and how these outcomes will be measured[ .]
E.] an explanation of how the LEA[ /]
school will provide services to improve the academic
achievement of children affected by intergenerational poverty[ .]
F.] a commitment to assess program quality and effectiveness
and make changes as needed[ .]
G.] an outline of the scope of services [ (]days of the week, number of hours, and number of
H.] an explanation of the LEA's strategy for
coordinating with and engaging the Department of Workforce Services
to provide services for the LEA's eligible students[ .]
I.] an explanation of how the LEA will work with the
Department of Workforce Services, the Department of Health, the
Department of Human Services, and the juvenile courts to provide
services to the LEA's eligible students[ .]
J.] the identification of IGP eligible students [ (]categorized by age[ )], and schools in which the LEA plans to develop
programs with the grant money[ .]
K.] an annual program budget and identification of the
estimated cost per student[ .]
L.] [ E]stablishment and maintenance of data systems that inform
program decisions and annual reporting requirements.
R277-710-5. Application Process.
A.] The [ USOE] shall solicit competitive grant[ s]
from LEAs, score the [ grants] and make funding recommendations to the
LEA[ s] may apply for [ this] grant through the Utah Consolidated Application (UCA).
The [ USOE] shall convene a panel of application
reviewers [ that] demonstrate no conflicts of interest.
The panel [
members] shall score applications and the panel shall make
recommendations for funding to the Board.
A]pplication deadline [ for the 2014-15 school year ]is June 16[ , 2014.]
[ A]pplication review[ for the 2014-15 school year ]shall be completed by
June 23[ , 2014.]
4]) [ T]he [ USOE] shall provide recommendations of [ successful ]grant [ recipients] to the Board no later than July 1[ , 2014.]
D.] [ T]he [ Board] shall notify [ successful applicants] no later than August 5[ , 2014].
E.] The [ USOE], in future years, subject to continuing
appropriations, may adjust the time[ line] to allow LEAs more
time to propose programs and complete applications.
Oversight and Reporting Requirements.
A.] The [ USOE] shall provide adequate oversight in the
administration of the IGP program to include:
1]) conducting the annual application process and awarding
2]) monitoring program implementation; and
3]) gathering and reporting required data.
B.] To effectively administer the IGP program, the [ USOE] shall reserve up to [ five percent] of the[ IGP] appropriation
for administrative and evaluation
LEA[ s] that receive
grant money[ pursuant to this section] shall annually provide
to the [ Board] information that is necessary for the
Board's report to the [ Legislative Education Interim Committee and the
]Utah Intergenerational Welfare Reform Commission as required by Section 53A-17a-171(7).
D.] The annual report required under Section 53A-17a-171(7) shall include:
1]) the progress of LEA programs in expending grant
2]) the progress of LEA programs in improving the academic
achievement of children affected by intergenerational poverty;
3]) the LEA's coordination efforts with the Department of
Workforce Services, the Department of Health, the Department of
Human Services, and the juvenile courts.
KEY: public schools, poverty, intervention
Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: [
August 7, 2014]
Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: Art X Sec 3;
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