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R277. Education, Administration.

Rule R277-923. American Indian and Alaskan Native Education State Plan Pilot Programs.

As in effect on October 1, 2019

Table of Contents

R277-923-1. 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) Section 53F-5-603, which provides that the Board may make rules related to the pilot programs; and

(c) 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 provide:

(a) criteria for evaluating grant applications; and

(b) procedures for:

(i) a school district to apply to the Board to receive grant money; and

(ii) the review of the use of grant money.

R277-923-2. Definitions.

(1) "American Indian and Alaskan Native concentrated school" has the same meaning as that term is defined in Section 53F-5-601.

(2) "Program site" means the school where an LEA plans to use grant money and implement the LEA's program.

R277-923-3. Grant Application.

(1) An LEA may apply for a grant described in Section 53F-5-603 by submitting an application to the Superintendent on or before the last Friday in May.

(2) The Superintendent shall develop a grant application and make the grant application available to LEAs that meet the eligibility as an American Indian and Alaskan Native concentrated school.

R277-923-4. Procedure and Criteria for Awarding a Grant.

(1) The Superintendent shall award:

(a) one American Indian and Alaskan Native Education State Plan Pilot Program grant to an LEA to serve one or more program sites for the five-year pilot program created in Subsection 53F-5-602(1); and

(b) one grant to an LEA to serve one or more program sites for the four-year pilot program created in Subsection 53F-5-602(2).

(3) The Superintendent shall award a grant described in Subsection (1) to an LEA based on the following criteria:

(a) up to 20 points will be awarded based on the percentage of American Indian and Alaskan Native students enrolled in the program sites;

(b) up to 15 points will be awarded based on the educator recruiting and retention needs of the program sites;

(c) up to 15 points will be awarded based on the strength of the LEA's program design plan;

(d) up to 10 points will be awarded based on the LEA's plan to objectively evaluate the success of the LEA's program design plan; and

(e) up to 10 points will be awarded based on the strength of the LEA's proposed budget and how many educators the LEA plans to serve.

KEY

Native Americans, Alaskan Natives, grant programs, teacher retention

Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

August 7, 2017

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

Art X Sec 3; 53F-5-603; 53E-3-401(4)


Additional Information

Contact

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.