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The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (see Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).

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R277. Education, Administration.

Rule R277-750. Education Programs for Students with Disabilities.

As in effect on October 1, 2016

Table of Contents

R277-750-1. Definitions.

"Board" means the Utah State Board of Education.

R277-750-2. Authority and Purpose.

A. This rule is authorized by Utah Constitution Article X, Section 3 which vests general control and supervision of public education in the Board, Section 53A-1-402(1) which directs the Board to adopt rules regarding services for persons with disabilities, Section 53A-15-301 which directs the Board to set standards for state funds appropriated for students with disabilities and Section 53A-1-401(3) which permits the Board to adopt rules in accordance with its responsibilities.

B. The purpose of this rule is to specify standards and procedures for special education programs.

R277-750-3. Standards and Procedures.

A. As its rules for programs for students with disabilities, the Board adopts and hereby incorporates by reference the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004, 20 U.S.C., 1400.

B. The Board shall act in accordance with:

(1) Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C.A. 794, incorporated by reference in R277-112;

(2) R277-750;

(3) State Board of Education Special Education Rules, August 2013; and

(4) The annual Utah State Federal Application under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as amended in 2004.

C. Students with disabilities shall be entitled to dual enrollment consistent with Section 53A-11-102.5 and R277-438.


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Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment

October 8, 2013

Notice of Continuation

August 15, 2016

Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law

Art X Sec 3; 53A-1-402(1); 53A-15-301; 53A-1-401(3)

Additional Information


For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R277, please contact the promulgating agency (Education, Administration). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.