Utah Administrative Code

The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

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R277. Education, Administration.

Rule R277-468. Parents Review of Public Education Curriculum and Review of Complaint Process.

As in effect on January 1, 2020

Table of Contents

R277-468-1. Authority and Purpose.

(1) This rule is authorized by:

(a) Utah Constitution Article X, Section 3, which vests general control and supervision over public education in the Board; and

(b) Subsection 53E-3-401(4), which allows the Board to make rules to execute the Board's duties and responsibilities under the Utah Constitution and state law.

(2) The purpose of this rule is to direct an LEA to include parents in the adoption and review of an LEA's primary instructional materials including the review of complaints specific to curriculum materials.

R277-468-2. Definitions.

B. "Instructional materials" means the same as the term is defined in Section 53E-4-401.

R277-468-3. Parental Involvement with Instructional Material.

(1) An LEA shall involve parents, who have a student who attends a school within the LEA, and instructional staff in the consideration of LEA-purchased instructional materials.

(2) An LEA shall include parents, who have a student who attends a school within the LEA, in reviewing complaints specific to instructional materials.

(3) An LEA may seek assistance from parent organizations or associations or other groups to recruit and select parent members for the purposes described in subsection (1) and (2).

R277-468-4. Parental Involvement Resources.

(1) An LEA may request the Board provide the LEA resources for effective parent participation in the instructional materials review or complaint process.

(2) An LEA may request the Board assist the LEA in policy development regarding parental involvement in the instructional materials review or complaint process.


parents, committees, curriculum, complaints

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

December 10, 2019

Notice of Continuation

October 7, 2019

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

Art X Sec 3; 53E-3-401(3)

Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R277, please contact the promulgating agency (Education, Administration). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.