Utah - Family Engagement Plans: Policy or Plan Requirement

Area: 
Policy Or Plan Requirements
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law requires districts to adopt plans, policies, or strategies to engage parents and families in the educational process.

Utah Code 53E-2-303. Parental participation in educational process -- Employer support.

(3) (a) Each local school board shall adopt a policy on parental involvement in the schools of the district.

  • (b) The board shall design its policy to build consistent and effective communication among parents, teachers, and administrators.
  • (c) The policy shall provide parents with the opportunity to be actively involved in their children’s education and to be informed of:
    • (i) the importance of the involvement of parents in directly affecting the success of their children’s educational efforts; and
    • (ii) groups and organizations that may provide instruction and training to parents to help improve their children’s academic success and support their academic efforts.
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