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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 7. JOINT PROGRAMS, SERVICES, AND POWERS (COUNTIES, SCHOOL DISTRICTS, AND HIGHER EDUCATION) [10000 - 11800]

  ( Part 7 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 8. Education Data and Information Act of 2008 [10800 - 10807]
  ( Chapter 8 added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 561, Sec. 1. )

10800.
  

This chapter shall be known and may be cited as the Education Data and Information Act of 2008.

(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 561, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2009.)

10801.
  

It is the intent of the Legislature that the design and implementation of a high-quality, comprehensive, and longitudinal education data system for California will do the following:

(a) Support a system of continuous learning by delivering timely, reliable, user-friendly, and relevant information to schoolsite and district leaders, county offices of education, higher education leaders, teachers and faculty, education program providers, policymakers, researchers, parents, pupils, and the public at large.

(b) Provide educators and parents with the tools, reports, and assistance needed to inform instruction and learning.

(c) Integrate data from disparate sources.

(d) Anticipate and provide the technological capacity for the sharing of appropriate noneducation data from other state sources such as health, welfare, juvenile justice, corrections, and employment agencies, the analysis of which is necessary to fully understand critical education policy and education finance questions.

(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 561, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2009.)

10802.
  

(a) The department shall establish a process by which local educational agencies issue, maintain, and report information using the unique statewide pupil identifiers specified in paragraph (3) of subdivision (e) of Section 60900 for state and federally funded center-based child care and development programs under their purview.

(b)  In order to comply with the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5) assurances delineated in Section 6401(e)(2) of the America COMPETES Act (20 U.S.C. Sec. 9871), the department shall establish the process referenced in subdivision (a) no later than January 1, 2011.

(c) It is the intent of the Legislature that on or before January 1, 2011, the department, at a minimum, ensures that the data elements pertaining to preschool described in Section 6401(e)(2)(D) of the America COMPETES Act (20 U.S.C. Sec. 9871) be collected for all preschool programs operated by a local educational agency.

(d) Except to the extent required by federal law, or as needed to ensure compliance with federal law, the department shall not require these center-based child care and development programs to implement or maintain unique pupil identifiers specified in paragraph (3) of subdivision (e) of Section 60900 until an appropriation for this purpose is provided in the annual Budget Act or another statute.

(Amended by Stats. 2010, 5th Ex. Sess., Ch. 1, Sec. 2. Effective April 12, 2010.)

10802.5.
  

It is the intent of the Legislature that, on or before January 1, 2011, and to the extent an appropriation is provided for this purpose, the department, at a minimum, ensures that the data elements pertaining to success in the 21st Century workforce described in Section 6401(a)(2)(B)(ii) and (e)(1)(A)(ii) of the federal America COMPETES Act (20 U.S.C. Sec. 9871) be collected for career technical education programs operated by a local educational agency.

(Added by Stats. 2010, 5th Ex. Sess., Ch. 2, Sec. 3. Effective April 12, 2010.)

10803.
  

(a) The Chancellor’s Office of the California Community Colleges, the University of California, and the California State University shall each establish a process by which colleges and universities within those systems issue, maintain, and report information using the unique statewide pupil identifiers specified in paragraph (3) of subdivision (e) of Section 60900.

(b) Annually, on or before April 1, the Chancellor’s Office of the California Community Colleges, the University of California, and the California State University shall provide a progress report to the Governor and the appropriate policy and fiscal committees of the Legislature. The report shall include a detailed timeline for the implementation, maintenance, and use of the unique statewide pupil identifiers pursuant to subdivision (a).

(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 561, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2009.)

10804.
  

(a) The State Chief Information Officer appointed pursuant to Section 11545 of the Government Code shall convene a working group representing, at a minimum, the state board, the Superintendent, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, the University of California, the California State University, and any other governmental entities that collect, report, or use individual pupil education data that would become part of the comprehensive education data system. The State Chief Information Officer shall form an advisory committee to the working group that includes school and district administrators, teachers and faculty, education program providers, policymakers, researchers, parents, and pupils.

(b) The working group convened pursuant to this section shall create a strategic plan to link education data systems from all segments and to accomplish all of the following:

(1) Provide an overall structural design for the linked education data systems.

(2) Examine current state education data systems.

(3) Examine the protocols and procedures to be used by state agencies in data processing, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, manipulating, sharing, retrieving, and releasing data so as to enable each state agency to accurately and efficiently collect and share data with the other state agencies while complying with all applicable state and federal privacy laws.

(4) Identify specific procedures and policies that would be necessary to ensure the privacy of pupil record information so as to meet both federal requirements and the higher expectations of privacy held by the state.

(5) Identify specific procedures and policies that would facilitate the sharing and transfer of data from one segment to another and ultimately to include linkages to workforce data.

(c) The strategic plan shall be delivered by the State Chief Information Officer to the Legislature and the Governor on or before January 1, 2010.

(d) This section may be implemented using federal grant funds received pursuant to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Public Law 111-5) through that act’s provision of funds for statewide data systems under the federal Education Technical Assistance Act (20 U.S.C. Sec. 9601 et seq.).

(Amended by Stats. 2009, Ch. 159, Sec. 4. Effective January 1, 2010.)

10805.
  

(a) Notwithstanding any other law, the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, the state board, and the department shall provide to the State Chief Information Officer the individual nonpersonally identifiable or aggregate data related to teacher distribution, educator credential status, pupil assessment and accountability, or other pupil academic and achievement data, including, but not limited to, data generated from, or related to, the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR) Program, the high school exit examination, the English language development test, the Academic Performance Index (API), and adequate yearly progress data and calculations, graduation rates, pupils who dropout of school, and demographics of pupils and teachers.

(b) The data provided pursuant to the section shall be provided as follows:

(1) In a format that is agreeable to all relevant parties.

(2) In a timely manner, according to a schedule agreed upon by all relevant parties.

(3) At no cost to the State Chief Information Officer.

(c) The State Chief Information Officer may release the information provided pursuant to subdivision (a) in any of the following manners:

(1) On paper at a single location that is accessible to the public.

(2) Electronically at a single location that is accessible to the public.

(3) Electronically via the Internet

(d) The State Chief Information Officer shall ensure that the use of this data is in compliance with applicable state and federal privacy laws.

(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 561, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2009.)

10806.
  

In meeting the requirements of this chapter, state agencies, local educational agencies, and the officers and appointees of those agencies shall consider and comply with state and federal privacy law and ensure the highest, appropriate security protections are in place in order to provide the maximum protection of privacy.

(Added by Stats. 2008, Ch. 561, Sec. 1. Effective January 1, 2009.)

10807.
  

The department, the University of California, the California State University, the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges, the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, the Employment Development Department, and the California School Information Services established in Section 49081 may enter into interagency agreements in order to facilitate all of the following:

(a) The implementation of a comprehensive longitudinal education data system for California.

(b) The transfer of data from one educational segment to another.

(c) The transfer of workforce data to the educational segments.

(Added by Stats. 2010, 5th Ex. Sess., Ch. 2, Sec. 4. Effective April 12, 2010.)

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