(A) "Reporting entity" shall refer to city, local, exempted village, or joint vocational school districts, community schools, educational service centers, and any other educational entities required to submit data to the department of education pursuant to the requirements of section 3301.0714 of the Revised Code. For the purpose of all notifications, reporting entity includes the sponsoring organization as defined by the Ohio educational directory system.
(B) "Data reporting issue" shall refer to incomplete or inaccurate data; reported data that does not conform to the data requirements and descriptions published by the department; data not reported or data not reported in a timely manner; and/or data not reported in good faith.
(C) "Department" shall mean department of education.
(D) "State funds" shall mean school foundation program funding or other sources of state funding provided by the department in the fiscal year in which a withholding is applied.