Glossary
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Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  OPSC
The Office of Public School Construction (OPSC) is under the authority of the State of California's Department of General Services. As staff to the State Allocation Board, OPSC implements and administers a $35 billion voter-approved school facilities construction program.
Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  CDE
The California Department of Education.
Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  UCP
The Uniform Complaint Procedure is a process to help identify and resolve any deficiencies.
Good Repair means a facility is maintained in a manner that assures that it is clean, safe, and functional as determined pursuant to a school facility inspection and evaluation instrument developed by the Office of Public School Construction (OPSC) and approved by the board or a local evaluation instrument that meet the same criteria.
Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  FIT
The Facility Inspection Tool is the instrument used to record inspection data.  The FIT measures the level of “Good Repair” found at the school site.
Something that does not meet the standards of “Good Repair”.
A deficiency that requires immediate attention due to health and safety concerns, neglect or something that affects all of, or the majority of the site.
A spot check of extreme deficiencies after an initial inspection is conducted.
A completely new inspection of the entire site, conducted by a different inspector prior, to May 1st, as time allows.
Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  SARC
The School Accountability Report Card provides information about the school including the condition of facilities in regards to needed maintenance to ensure “Good Repair”.
Click here to expand contentClick here to collapse content  ERP
The Emergency Repair Program (ERP) provides grant and/or reimbursement funding to Local Educational Agencies (LEAs) for the cost of repairing or replacing existing building systems or structural components that are broken or not functioning properly and that pose a health and safety threat to students and staff at eligible school sites.