Utah School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Authority to Develop and Establish Codes of Conduct

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Utah School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Authority to Develop and Establish Codes of Conduct

Category: Codes of Conduct
Subcategory: Authority to Develop and Establish Codes of Conduct
State: Utah

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§ 53E-3-501. State board to establish miscellaneous minimum standards for public schools.

(1) The state board shall establish rules and minimum standards for the public schools that are consistent with this public education code, including rules and minimum standards governing the following:

(b)(v) discipline and control.

§ 53G-8-202. Public school discipline policies–Basis of the policies–Enforcement.

(2)(a) To foster such an environment, each local school board or charter school governing board, with input from school employees, parents of students, students, and the community at large, shall adopt conduct and discipline policies for the public schools in accordance with Section 53G-8-211.

(b) A district or charter school shall base its policies on the principle that every student is expected:

(i) to follow accepted standards of conduct; and

(ii) to show respect for other people and to obey persons in authority at the school.

§ 53G-8-203. Conduct and discipline policies and procedures.

(1) The conduct and discipline policies required under Section 53G-8-202 shall include:

(a) provisions governing student conduct, safety, and welfare.


R277-609-1. Authority and purpose.

(1) This rule is authorized by:

(c) Subsection 53E-3-501(1)(b)(v), which requires the Board to establish rules concerning discipline and control.

R277-609-4. LEA Responsibility to Develop Plans.

(4) A plan described in Subsection (1) shall include:

(b) written standards for student behavior expectations, including school and classroom management.

R277-613-1. Authority and Purpose.

(1) This rule is authorized by:

(c) Section 53E-3-501, which directs the Board to establish rules and minimum standards for the public schools governing discipline and control.

R277-613-4. LEA Responsibility to Create or Update Bullying Policies.

(8)(a) An LEA's policies developed under this section shall complement existing school policies and research based school discipline plans.

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