Q&A: Access to Student Records

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The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition, a teacher wants to know when can a student’s confidential record can be accessed. The answer and how to submit your question are in the UPPAC Q&A for Oct. 25. . . . → Read More

Q&A: Hosting an Exchange Student

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The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition, a community member wants to know if his wife, who is a teacher, can invite one of her foreign exchange students to stay with them. The answer and how to submit your question are in the Oct. 4 UPPAC’s Q&A. . . . → Read More

Q&A: Dealing with Decades-old Arrests?

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The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition, a veteran teacher is asked about an old arrest. The answer and how to submit your question are in the Sept. 27 UPPAC’s Q&A . . . → Read More

Q&A: Can a Board Member work at a School?

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The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition a superintendent wants to know if a board member can be paid the same as a parent for work done at a school. The answer and how to submit your question are in the June 28 UPPAC’s Q&A. . . . → Read More

Q&A: Getting on the Priority List

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The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition a charter teacher wants to know if she can help her brother’s children get in the school’s priority list for admission. The answer and how to submit your question are in the May 3 UPPAC’s Q&A. . . . → Read More

Q&A: How do I know if I have been “arrested?”

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The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition an educator asks how do you know if you have been arrested. The answer and how to submit your question are in the April 19 UPPAC’s Q&A . . . → Read More

Q&A: Arrested for a DUI on a weekend night?

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The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition a junior high teacher wants to know whether a teacher could lose his or her teaching license or job if arrested on a weekend night for a DUI. The answer and how to submit your question are in the April 5 UPPAC’s Q&A. . . . → Read More

Freedom of Expression in the Classroom

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The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition, a teacher finds the topic of a student’s paper inappropriate for the classroom. Is the teacher violating the student’s freedom of expression rights by not allowing the student’s topic of choice? The answer and how to submit your question are in the Dec. 14 UPPAC’s Q&A. . . . → Read More

Q&A: Access to School Accounting

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The Utah State Office of Education’s legal team answers your questions about Utah’s public education system here on Fridays. In this edition, a parent wants to see accounting for all the funds received by the school and the school’s cheer advisor. The answer and how to submit your question are in the Nov. 23 UPPAC’s Q&A. . . . → Read More