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Utah Code Title 53E. Public Education System--State Administration § 53E-5-302. State board to designate low performing schools--Needs assessment

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(1) Except as provided in Subsection (4), the state board shall:

(a) annually designate a school as a low performing school;  and

(b) conduct a needs assessment for a low performing school by thoroughly analyzing the root causes of the low performing school's low performance.

(2) The state board may use up to 5% of the appropriation provided under this part to hire or contract with one or more individuals to conduct a needs assessment described in Subsection (1)(b).

(3) A school that was designated as a low performing school based on 2015-2016 school year performance that is not in the lowest performing 3% of schools statewide following the 2016-2017 school year is exempt from the provisions of this part.

(4)(a) The state board is not required to designate as a low performing school a school for which the state board is not required to assign an overall rating in accordance with Section 53E-5-204.

(b) The requirement to designate a school as a low-performing school described in Subsection (1) does not apply in the school year immediately following the 2020-2021 or 2021-2022 school year.

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