Utah School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Due Process

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Utah School Discipline Laws & Regulations: Due Process

Category: Exclusionary Discipline: Suspension, Expulsion, and Alternative Placement
Subcategory: Due Process
State: Utah

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§ 53G-8-204. Suspension and expulsion procedures–Notice to parents–Distribution of policies.

(1)(a) Policies required under this part shall include written procedures for the suspension and expulsion of, or denial of admission to, a student, consistent with due process and other provisions of law.

§ 53G-8-206. Delegation of authority to suspend or expel a student–Procedure for suspension–Readmission.

(5)(c) A suspension may not extend beyond 10 school days unless the student and the student's parent have been given a reasonable opportunity to meet with a designated school official and respond to the allegations and proposed disciplinary action.

§ 53G-8-212. Defacing or damaging school property–Student's liability–Work program alternative.

(4) Before any penalties are assessed under this section, the school shall adopt procedures to ensure that the student's right to due process is protected.


R277-607-4. Compulsory education procedures.

(2) The compulsory education procedures shall:

(c) provide an appeals process to contest:

(i) a notice of truancy; or

(ii) any disciplinary actions against a student pursuant to absenteeism and the truancy policy or. […]

(3) An LEA shall publish the appeals process described in Subsection R277-607-4(2)(c) for use by a student or the student's parents.

R277-609-10. Parent/Guardian Notification and Court Referral.

(2) An LEA shall establish policies that:

(b) provide for notices of disruptive behavior to be issued by schools to qualifying minors and parents consistent with:

(iv) provide due process procedures for minors and parents to contest allegations and citations of disruptive student behavior.

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