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Last modified: September 27, 2023

Policy No. 3142 Exchange Students (J-1 Visa)

The Provo City School District seeks the safety and success of all foreign exchange students admitted to attend school within the district. To ensure the security and success of these students, procedures have been developed which will require certain standards for exchange agencies and programs, ensure that students meet all visa requirements, required background checks, and appropriate training for host parents, and ensure that students will receive proper care and supervision in a safe environment during their stay.

In accordance with Utah State legislation determining that local school boards must regulate their own policies for the admission of foreign exchange students, the Provo City School Board directs the development of procedures for managing these admissions and to ensure that appropriate requirements are met by students, host families, exchange agencies, and programs.

Legal References & Synopsis

Utah Code 53G-6-306

Permitting attendance by nonresident of the state – Tuition

Utah Code 53F-2-303

Foreign exchange student weighted pupil units

Federal Public Law 104-208 Section 625

Foreign Students

Approved by the Board of Education   

January 8, 2013

Procedures and Forms