The Utah State Board of Education approved revisions August 1, 2019 to Administrative Rule R277-407: School Fees. Changes will be made effective January 1, 2020.
To preserve equal opportunity for all students and to limit diversion of money and school and staff resources from the basic school program, each Local Education Agencies (LEAs) fee policies shall be designed to limit student expenditures for school-sponsored activities, including expenditures for activities, uniforms, clubs, clinics, travel, and subject area and vocational leadership organizations, whether local, state, or national. (Reference: R277-407-6(11))
"Fee" means something of monetary value requested or required by a Local Education Agency (LEA) as a condition to a student's participation in an activity, class, or program provided, sponsored, or supported by a school. (Reference: R277-407-2(3)(a))
Local Education Agencies and each school will be required to complete a Certificate of Compliance annually. The deadline for submission is October 31.
House Bill (H.B.) 250: School Fee Revisions
Utah State Legislature
Index to the Permanent Injunction
1994 Third District Court Order
R277-407: School Fees
Utah Office of Administrative Rules
Beginning with the School Year 2019-2020 the Certificate of Compliance form will be due October 31 each school year. August 1 of each year the Local Board Chair, District Superintendent, Charter School Director and each Principal will receive an email containing their individual URL to complete the Certificate of Compliance. 90 days will be given to complete the certificate. The District Superintendents and Charter School Director reports will also receive a request to upload the Local Education Agencies (LEAs) school fee documents and complete the statistical report using prior year data.
An e-mail will be sent with an individual URL link to the web-based Certificate of Compliance.
School Year 2019-2020 Utah School Fees Certificate of Compliance
Sample Certificate of Compliance
The Superintendents and Charter School Directors web-based certificate will include questions to attach the following Local Education Agency documents and to complete the statistical report:
Fee Waiver Application (Grades K-6)
Solicitud de exención de cuotas (grados K-6)
Fee Waiver Application (Grades 7-12)
Solicitud de exención de cuotas (grados 7-12)
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School Fees Project Lead
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School Fees Project Staff
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School Fees Project Staff
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Utah State Board of Education
PO Box 144200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4200
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