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Alignment with Utah Code

Effective 5/12/2015 53B-17-108
UtahFutures
The UtahFutures Steering Committee shall ensure, as funding allows and is feasible, that UtahFutures will:

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a) Allow a student user to:
  (i) Access the student's full academic record USBE has not shared this information as it likely violates FERPA
  (ii) Electronically allow the student user to give access to the student user's academic record and related information to an education provider as allowed by law; USBE has not shared this information as it likely violates FERPA
  (iii) Access information about different career opportunities and understand the related educational requirements to enter that career - Available on UtahFutures.org
  (iv) Access information about education providers - Available on UtahFutures.org
  (v) Access up to date information about entrance requirements to education providers - Available on UtahFutures.org
  (vi) Apply for entrance to multiple schools without having to fully replicate the application process The Utah Board of Regents is working on a common application that will be connected with UtahFutures.org once it is established
  (vii) Apply for loans, scholarships, or grants from multiple education providers in one location without having to fully replicate the application process for multiple education providers The Utah Board of Regents is working on a common application that will be connected with UtahFutures.org once it is established
  (viii) Research open jobs from different companies within the user's career interest and apply for those jobs without having to leave the website to do so - Available on UtahFutures.org with a connection to jobs.utah.gov
   
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b) Allow all users to:
  (i) Access information about different career opportunities and understand the related educational requirements to enter that career - Available on UtahFutures.org
  (ii) Access information about education providers - Available on UtahFutures.org
  (iii) Access up-to-date information about entrance requirements to education providers - Available on UtahFutures.org
  (iv) Apply for entrance to multiple schools without having to fully replicate the application process The Utah Board of Regents is working on a common application that will be connected with UtahFutures.org once it is established
  (v) Apply for loans, scholarships, or grants from multiple education providers in one location without having to fully replicate the application process for multiple education providers The Utah Board of Regents is working on a common application that will be connected with UtahFutures.org once it is established
  (vi) Research open jobs from different companies within the user's career interest and apply for those jobs without having to leave the website to do so - Available on UtahFutures.org with a connection to jobs.utah.gov
   
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(c) all an education provider to:
  (i) research and find student users who are interested in various educational outcomes USBE has not shared student information as it likely violates FERPA. However, students can connect with education providers who can send information to them. Also, business requirements are being written to "push" information from the site to users based on information they have saved and from their profiles.
  (ii) promote the education provider's programs and schools to student users - Available on UtahFutures.org
  (iii) connect with student users within the UtahFutures website - Available on UtahFutures.org
   
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(d) allow a Utah business to:
  (i) research and find student users who are pursuing educational outcomes that are consistent with jobs the Utah business is trying to fill now or in the future USBE has not shared student information with businesses as it likely violates FERPA. However, users can connect with businesses who have the ability to send information to them and users will soon be able to view internships. Business requirements are being written to "push" information from the site to users based on information they have saved and from their profiles. And business requirements have been written for employers to volunteer at schools, which means they can connect with counselors to present information to students.
  (ii) market jobs and communicate with student users through the UtahFutures website as allowed by law - Available on UtahFutures.org
   
(e) provide analysis and reporting on student user interests and education paths within the education system This type of report should be available within the next year. Developing standard reports is part of the UtahFutures.org plan. Analysis will be available once there is data in the system to analyze.
   
(f) allow all users of the UtahFutures' system to communicate and interact through social networking tools within the UtahFutures website as allowed by law - Available on UtahFutures.org