DAR File No. 41094
This rule was published in the January 1, 2017, issue (Vol. 2017, No. 1) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Work-Based Learning Programs for Interns
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 41094
Filed: 12/14/2016 03:04:08 PM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
Rule R277-915 is amended to provide updates to terminology, move provisions regarding work-based learning from Rule R277-916 to this rule, and provide technical and conforming changes consistent with the Rulewriting Style Manual.
Summary of the rule or change:
The amendments to Rule R277-915 provide changes to definitions and move provisions from Rule R277-916 to this rule.
Statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
- Art X, Sec 3
- Section 53A-29-102
- Section 53A-1-401
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
The amendments to Rule R277-915 provide updates to terminology and move provisions, which likely will not result in a cost or savings to the state budget.
The amendments to Rule R277-915 provide updates to terminology and move provisions, which likely will not result in a cost or savings to local government.
The amendments to Rule R277-915 provide updates to terminology and move provisions, which likely will not result in a cost or savings to small businesses.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
The amendments to Rule R277-915 provide updates to terminology and move provisions, 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:
The amendments to Rule R277-915 provide updates to terminology and move provisions, 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, 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
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 email@example.com
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, Deputy Superintendent, Policy and Communication
R277. Education, Administration.
R277-915. Work-based Learning Programs[
. 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;
by ]Section 53A-29-102 which [ provides that the Board shall provide rules to schools
wishing to offer and operate internships in connection with work
experience and career exploration programs; and Section
53A-1-401(3) which allows the Board to adopt rules in accordance
with its responsibilities.]
B.] The purpose of this rule is to provide [ direction to LEAs as they provide work-based learning
programs and to establish criteria to be included in those
A. "Board" means Utah State Board of
C.] "LEA" [ means a local education agency, including local school
boards/public school districts, charter schools, and], for purposes of this rule, the Utah Schools for
the Deaf and the Blind.
B.] "[ Intern]" means a student enrolled in a
school-sponsored work experience and career exploration program
under Section 53A-29-102 involving both classroom instruction and
work experience with a cooperating employer, for which the student
receive[ s no] compensation.
D.] "School-based enterprise" means
business[ es] set up and run by supervised students learning
to apply [ "]practical[ "] skills in the production of goods or
services for sale or use by others.
E.] "Work site" or "workplace" means the
actual location where employment occurs for
particular occupation[ (s)], or an environment that simulates all
elements of that employment, [ for instance] school-based enterprises.
F.] "Work-based learning"
means [ activities that involve actual work experience or connect
classroom learning to work.]
R277-915-3. Mandatory LEA Policy.
A. Each] LEA that has [ work-based learning] programs that include assigning students to act as [ interns] at off-campus sites or
on-campus simulations shall establish a policy which [ provides procedures and criteria for at least] the following[ issues]:
(1) training for student [
interns], student [ intern] supervisors, and cooperating employers regarding
health hazards and safety procedures in the workplace;
(2) standards and procedures for approval of off-campus work sites;
(3) transportation options for students to and from the work site;
(4) appropriate supervision by employers at the work site;
(5) adequate insurance coverage provided and identified either by the student, the program or the LEA;
(6) appropriate supervision and [
evaluation] of the student by the LEA;[ and]
(7) appropriate involvement and approval
by the student's parents in the [
work-based intern] program[ .]
. Consistency with Law and State and LEA Board Rules and
A.] [ The work-based intern] experience shall be consistent with the provisions of
the Fair Labor Standards Act, [ Part 570, Subpart E, 29 C.F.R.]
B.] [ Work-based intern] programs shall operate consistently with Board rules and
LEA polices including
credit toward graduation[
KEY: public schools, [
Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment: [
March 12, 2012]
Notice of Continuation: February 2, 2012
Authorizing, and Implemented or Interpreted Law: Art X Sec 3;
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