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8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This bill amends certain provisions related to secondary school students to provide that
11 certain students in grade 6 be treated as secondary school students.
12 Highlighted Provisions:
13 This bill:
14 . defines terms;
15 . provides that a secondary school may impose a fee to secondary students, including
16 students in grade 6 attending a secondary school; and
17 . provides that certain remediation programs apply to students in grade 6 attending a
18 secondary school.
19 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
21 Other Special Clauses:
22 This bill takes effect July 1, 2013.
23 Utah Code Sections Affected:
25 53A-12-102, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2012, Chapter 261
26 53A-13-104, as last amended by Laws of Utah 2001, Chapter 68
28 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
29 Section 1. Section 53A-12-102 is amended to read:
30 53A-12-102. State policy on student fees, deposits, or other charges.
31 (1) For purposes of this part:
32 (a) "Secondary school" means a school that provides instruction to students in grades 7,
33 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12.
34 (b) "Secondary school student":
35 (i) means a student enrolled in a secondary school; and
36 (ii) includes a student in grade 6 if the student attends a secondary school.
37 (c) "Board" means the State Board of Education.
38 (2) (a) A secondary school may impose fees to secondary school students.
39 (b) The board shall adopt rules regarding the imposition of fees in secondary schools in
40 accordance with the requirements of this part.
42 of a student or the student's parent or guardian, as a condition for student participation in an
43 activity, class, or program provided, sponsored, or supported by or through a public school or
44 school district, unless authorized by the local school board or charter school governing board
45 under rules adopted by the [
47 school activities which are part of the regular school day or for supplies used during the regular
48 school day.
49 (b) An elementary school or elementary school teacher may compile and provide to a
50 student's parent or guardian a suggested list of supplies for use during the regular school day so
51 that a parent or guardian may furnish on a voluntary basis those supplies for student use.
52 (c) A list provided to a student's parent or guardian pursuant to Subsection [
54 "NOTICE: THE ITEMS ON THIS LIST WILL BE USED DURING THE REGULAR
55 SCHOOL DAY. THEY MAY BE BROUGHT FROM HOME ON A VOLUNTARY BASIS,
56 OTHERWISE, THEY WILL BE FURNISHED BY THE SCHOOL."
57 Section 2. Section 53A-13-104 is amended to read:
58 53A-13-104. Remediation programs for secondary students.
59 (1) For purposes of this section:
60 (a) "Secondary school" means a school that provides instruction to students in grades 7,
61 8, 9, 10, 11, or 12.
62 (b) "Secondary school student":
63 (i) means a student enrolled in a secondary school; and
64 (ii) includes a student in grade 6 if the student attends a secondary school.
66 programs for secondary school students [
67 competency levels and graduation requirements established by the State Board of Education.
69 remediation programs for secondary school students who do not meet competency levels in
70 English, mathematics, science, or social studies.
71 (b) Participation in the programs is mandatory for [
72 who fail to meet the competency levels based on classroom performance.
74 section may not be advanced to the following class in subject sequences until they meet the
75 required competency level for the subject or complete the required remediation program,
76 except that [
77 students requiring remediation who would otherwise be scheduled to enter their first year of
78 high school to complete their remediation program during that first year.
80 unnecessarily lengthy or repetitive.
81 (b) A secondary school student need not repeat an entire class if remediation can
82 reasonably be achieved through other means.
84 secondary school students a fee to participate in the remediation programs.
85 Section 3. Effective date.
86 This bill takes effect July 1, 2013.
Legislative Review Note
as of 2-18-13 4:10 PM