(b) An "internal audit" is conducted in accordance with the current:
(i) International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing; or
(ii) Government Auditing Standards, issued by the Comptroller General of the United States.
(17)[)](a) "LEA" or "local education agency" means a school district or charter school.
(b) For purposes of certain rules, "LEA" or "local education agency" may include the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind (USDB) if indicated in the specific rule.
(18)(a) "LEA governing board" means:
(i) for a school district, a local school board; and
(ii) for a charter school, a charter school governing board.
(b) For purposes of certain rules, "LEA governing board" may include the State Board of Education as the governing board for the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind if indicated in the specific rule.
(19)(a) "Monitor" or "oversee" means to formally supervise, inspect, or examine the compliance, performance, or finances of a program
receiving state or federal education funding.
(b) A monitoring or oversight program may include:
(i) review of financial and performance reports required of the subject program;
(ii) follow-up to ensure the subject program takes timely and appropriate actions to correct identified deficiencies;
(iii) supervising remedial action recommended by audit or monitoring findings or required by Board rule; and
(iv) any function performed in an evaluation or review.
(20)(a) "Multi-disciplinary team" means a group of individuals from multiple disciplines who meet to:
(i) pursue the common goal of evaluating and triaging the academic, social, emotional, physical, and behavioral needs of a student or group
of students; and
(ii) create individualized strategies and interventions to address identified needs.
(b) An LEA's multi-disciplinary school team as described in Subsection (20)(a) may include:
(i) administrative personnel;
(ii) a local law enforcement officer or school resource officer;
(iii) a mental health professional;
(iv) a general education or special education teacher; and
(v) other community members as determined by the LEA.
(21) "Parent" means a parent or guardian who has established residency of a child under Sections 53G-6-302, 53G-6-303, or 53G-6-402,
or another applicable Utah guardianship provision.
(22) "Plan for College and Career Readiness" or "SEOP" means a student education occupation plan for college and career readiness
that is a developmentally organized intervention process that includes:
(a) a written plan, updated annually, for a secondary student's (grades 7-12) education and occupational preparation;
(b) all Board, local board and local charter board graduation requirements;
(c) evidence of parent or guardian, student, and school representative involvement annually;
(d) attainment of approved workplace skill competencies, including job placement when appropriate; and
(e) identification of post secondary goals and approved sequence of courses.
(23) "Preschool" means a school in which all the students enrolled are pre-kindergarten.
(24)(a) "Private school student" means a student who:
(a) attends a private school; and
(b) is not counted by an LEA in membership for purposes of generating state or federal funding.
(25) "Program" means an instructional environment that does not meet the criteria to be classified a school, as described in Subsection
(26) "Public school student" means a student who:
(a) attends an LEA governed public school; and
(b) is counted by an LEA in membership for purposes of generating state or federal funding.
(27) "School" means an instructional environment that:
(a) is governed by an LEA board;
(b) has an assigned administrator;
(c) has enrolled students that generate average daily membership hours during the school year;
(d) has assigned instructional staff;
(e) provides instruction in the Utah core standards;
(f) has one or more grade groups in the range from kindergarten through grade 12; and
(g) is not a program for students enrolled in another public school.
(28) "Social emotional learning" or "SEL" means the process through which students acquire and effectively apply the knowledge,
attitude, and skills necessary to:
(a) understand and manage emotions;
(b) set and achieve positive goals;
(c) feel and show empathy for others;
(d) establish and maintain positive relationships;
(e) make responsible decisions; and
(29) "Split enrollment student" means a student who is:
(a) regularly enrolled at two schools within two LEAs at the same time;
(b) eligible for graduation and other services at both schools; and
(c) subject to the split enrollment provisions of R277-419, counted by each LEA in membership for purposes of generating state or federal funding for only those courses or subjects for which each LEA provides instruction.
(30) "State Charter School Board" or "SCSB" means the State Charter School Board created in Section 53G-5-201.
(31) "Superintendent" means the State Superintendent of Public Instruction or the Superintendent's designee.