53E-9-303.  Local student data protection governance.

(1)  An LEA shall adopt policies to protect student data in accordance with this part and state board rule, taking into account the specific needs and priorities of the LEA.

Terms Used In Utah Code 53E-9-303

  • LEA: means :
(a) a school district;
(b) a charter school; or
(c) the Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind. See Utah Code 53E-9-301
  • Process: means a writ or summons issued in the course of a judicial proceeding. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • State board: means the State Board of Education. See Utah Code 53E-1-102
  • Student data: means information about a student at the individual student level. See Utah Code 53E-9-301
  • Student data manager: means :
    (a) the state student data officer; or
    (b) an individual designated as a student data manager by an education entity under Section 53E-9-303, who fulfills the duties described in Section 53E-9-308. See Utah Code 53E-9-301

    (a)  An LEA shall designate an individual to act as a student data manager to fulfill the responsibilities of a student data manager described in Section 53E-9-308.

    (b)  If possible, an LEA shall designate the LEA’s records officer as defined in Section 63G-2-103, as the student data manager.

    (3)  An LEA shall create and maintain an LEA:

    (a)  data governance plan; and

    (b)  metadata dictionary.

    (4)  An LEA shall establish an external research review process for a request for data for the purpose of external research or evaluation.

    Amended by Chapter 186, 2019 General Session