Utah

Code Section
53A-11-101, et seq.

Age Requirements
Between 6 and 18

Exceptions
Child 16 may be partially released if completed 8th grade; completed work for graduation; home-schooled; physical/mental condition making attendance impracticable; employment provides proper influences and adequate educational opportunities; child is 16 and determined unable to profit from school because of inability or negative attitude toward discipline

Home School Provisions
Subjects proscribed by state board of education; same length of time required as in district’s schools

Penalties on Parents for Noncompliance
Misdemeanor; report to appropriate juvenile court


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