Utah Admin. Code R277-616-1 - Authority and Purpose

Current through Bulletin No. 2021-18, September 15, 2021

(1) This rule is authorized by:
(a) Utah Constitution Article X, Section 3, which vests general control and supervision of public education in the Board;
(b) Subsection 53E-3-401(4), which allows the Board to adopt rules in accordance with its responsibilities;
(c) Section 53G-6-202, which requires that minors between the ages of 6 and 18 attend school during the school year;
(d) Subsection 53G-6-302(6), which makes each school district or charter school responsible for providing educational services for all children of school age who reside in the school district or attend the school; and
(e) the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act of 1987, Title VII, Subtitle B, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 11431 through 11435.
(2) The purpose of this rule is to ensure that homeless children or youth have the opportunity to attend school with as little disruption as reasonably possible.


Utah Admin. Code R277-616-1
Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2015-24, effective 11/23/2015 Amended by Utah State Bulletin Number 2021-02, effective 12/16/2020

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