This rule was published in the December 1, 2009, issue (Vol. 2009, No. 23) of the Utah State Bulletin.
Sharing of Curriculum Materials by Public School Educators
Notice of Proposed Rule
DAR File No.: 33147
Filed: 11/13/2009 07:36:00 AM
Purpose of the rule or reason for the change:
The purpose of this rule is to provide information and assurance to public school educators about sharing materials created or developed by educators primarily for use in their own classes or assignments.
Summary of the rule or change:
The new rule provides definitions, standards for educators to share materials, and exemptions to the sharing of materials that may come from school districts and charter schools.
State statutory or constitutional authorization for this rule:
Anticipated cost or savings to:
the state budget:
There are no anticipated costs or savings to the state budget. This new rule provides standards and procedures that apply to Utah educators, school districts, and charter schools when sharing materials developed by educators.
There are no anticipated costs or savings to local government. The rule provides standards and procedures that apply to Utah educators, school districts, and charter schools which will be helpful when materials developed by educators are shared, but does not involve any funding or money.
There are no anticipated costs or savings to small businesses. This rule is applicable to public school teachers, school districts, and charter schools.
persons other than small businesses, businesses, or local governmental entities:
There are no anticipated costs or savings to persons other than small businesses, business, or local government entities. This rule is applicable to public school teachers, school districts, and charter schools.
Compliance costs for affected persons:
There are no compliance costs for affected persons. The rule provides standards and procedures which should only be helpful to Utah school teachers, school districts, and charter schools when sharing materials developed by educators.
Comments by the department head on the fiscal impact the rule may have on businesses:
I have reviewed this rule and I see no fiscal impact on businesses.
Larry K. Shumway, State Superintendent
The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:
250 E 500 S
SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84111-3272
Direct questions regarding this rule to:
- Carol Lear at the above address, by phone at 801-538-7835, by FAX at 801-538-7768, or by Internet E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Interested persons may present their views on this rule by submitting written comments to the address above no later than 5:00 p.m. on:
This rule may become effective on:
Carol Lear, Director, School Law and Legislation
R277. Education, Administration.
The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull-pdf/2009/b20091201.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.