This rule was published in the September 1, 2016, issue (Vol. 2016, No. 17) of the Utah State Bulletin.
High Quality School Readiness Expansion
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 40676
Filed: 08/15/2016 07:47:14 PM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
This new Rule R277-711 is in response to S.B. 101, High Quality School Readiness Program Expansion, from the 2016 General Session, which requires the Utah State Board of Education to make rules to administer a grant program for local education agencies (LEAs) and home-based technology providers.
Summary of the rule or change:
This new Rule R277-711 provides definitions, grant application timelines, and responsibilities for the State Superintendent and LEAs to develop a tool to determine whether or not a school readiness program is a high-quality program and eligible for additional money to expand access for students most at risk to enter school less ready than their peers.
Statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Section 53A-2-204
- Art X, Sec 3
- Section 53A-1-401
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
Funding is provided by the 2016 Legislature, so there is likely no cost or savings to the state budget resulting from this new rule.
Funding is provided by the 2016 Legislature, so there is likely no cost or savings to local government resulting from this new rule.
Funding is provided by the 2016 Legislature, so there is likely no cost or savings to small businesses resulting from this new rule.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
Funding is provided by the 2016 Legislature, so there is likely no cost or savings to persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local government entities resulting from this new rule.
Compliance costs for affected persons:
LEAs will need to apply and be determined eligible to receive grant money, so there is likely no 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 this new rule.
Sydnee Dickson, State Superintendent
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Office of Administrative Rules, or at:
250 E 500 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111-3272
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
- Angela Stallings at the above address, by phone at 801-538-7656, 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:
Angela Stallings, Associate Superintendent, Policy and Communication
R277. Education, Administration.
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