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Local Control and Accountability Plan and Spending Requirements for Supplemental and Concentration Grants. Definitions.   

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In addition to those found in Education Code sections 2574, 42238.01, and 42238.02, the following definitions are provided:

(a) ?Consult with pupils,? as used in Education Code sections 52060, 52066, and 47606.5, means a process to enable pupils, including unduplicated pupils and other numerically significant pupil subgroups, to review and comment on the development of the LCAP. This process may include surveys of pupils, forums with pupils, pupil advisory committees, or meetings with pupil government bodies or other groups representing pupils.

(b) ?English learner parent advisory committee,? as used in Education Code sections 52063 and 52069 for those school districts or schools and programs operated by county superintendents of schools whose enrollment includes at least 15 percent English learners and at least 50 pupils who are English learners, shall be composed of a majority of parents, as defined in subdivision (e), of pupils to whom the definition in Education Code section 42238.01(c) applies. A governing board of a school district or a county superintendent of schools shall not be required to establish a new English learner parent advisory committee if a previously established committee meets these requirements.

(c) ?Local control and accountability plan (LCAP)? means the plan created by an LEA pursuant to Education Code sections 47606.5, 52060, or 52066, and completed in conformance with the LCAP and annual update template found in section 15497.5.

(d) ?Local educational agency (LEA)? means a school district, county office of education, or charter school.

(e) ?Parents? means the natural or adoptive parents, legal guardians, or other persons holding the right to make educational decisions for the pupil pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code section 361 or 727 or Education Code sections 56028 or 56055, including foster parents who hold rights to make educational decisions.

(f) ?Parent advisory committee,? as used in Education Code sections 52063 and 52069, shall be composed of a majority of parents, as defined in subdivision (e), of pupils and include parents of pupils to whom one or more of the definitions in Education Code section 42238.01 apply. A governing board of a school district or a county superintendent of schools shall not be required to establish a new parent advisory committee if a previously established committee meets these requirements, including any committee established to meet the requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (Public Law 107-110) pursuant to Section 1112 of Subpart 1 of Part A of Title I of that act.

(g) ?Prior year? means one fiscal year immediately preceding the fiscal year for which an LCAP is approved.

(h) ?Services? as used in Education Code section 42238.07 may include, but are not limited to, services associated with the delivery of instruction, administration, facilities, pupil support services, technology, and other general infrastructure necessary to operate and deliver educational instruction and related services.

(i) ?State priority areas? means the priorities identified in Education Code sections 52060 and 52066. For charter schools, ?state priority areas? means the priorities identified in Education Code section 52060 that apply for the grade levels served or the nature of the program operated by the charter school.

(j) ?Subgroup? means the numerically significant pupil subgroups identified pursuant to Education Code section 52052.

(k) ?to improve services? means to grow services in quality.

(l) ?to increase services? means to grow services in quantity.

(m) ?unduplicated pupil? means any of those pupils to whom one or more of the definitions included in Education Code section 42238.01 apply, including pupils eligible for free or reduced price meals, foster youth, and English learner.

Authority cited:

Education Code 42238.07

Education Code 52064

Reference:

Education Code 2574

Education Code 42238.01

Education Code 42238.02

Education Code 42238.07

Education Code 47606.5

Education Code 52052

Education Code 52060

Education Code 52061

Education Code 52062

Education Code 52063

Education Code 52064

Education Code 52066

Education Code 52067

Education Code 52068

Education Code 52069

Education Code 52070

Education Code 52070.5

Education Code 64001

20 U.S.C. 6312

(Amended by Register 2015, No. 2.)