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Table 1.5. Statewide student data systems' use of teacher and student identifiers, communication with higher education data systems, and assessment records, by state: 2009-10


State Uses unique
student
identifiers
Uses teacher
identifier system
that matches
teacher to student
Has capacity
to communicate
with higher
education
data systems
Contains
yearly
assessment
records
United States1 43 30 33 49
         
Alabama No Yes Yes Yes
Alaska Yes No Yes Yes
Arizona Yes No Yes Yes
Arkansas Yes Yes Yes Yes
California Yes Yes No Yes
         
Colorado Yes No Yes Yes
Connecticut No No No Yes
Delaware Yes Yes Yes Yes
District of Columbia Yes No No Yes
Florida Yes Yes Yes Yes
         
Georgia Yes Yes No Yes
Hawaii Yes Yes Yes Yes
Idaho Yes Yes Yes Yes
Illinois Yes No Yes Yes
Indiana Yes Yes No Yes
         
Iowa Yes Yes Yes Yes
Kansas Yes No Yes Yes
Kentucky Yes Yes Yes Yes
Louisiana Yes Yes Yes Yes
Maine Yes No No Yes
         
Maryland Yes No No Yes
Massachusetts Yes Yes Yes Yes
Michigan Yes No Yes Yes
Minnesota Yes No No Yes
Mississippi No Yes Yes Yes
         
Missouri Yes Yes Yes Yes
Montana Yes No No Yes
Nebraska No No No Yes
Nevada Yes Yes Yes Yes
New Hampshire No Yes No Yes
         
New Jersey Yes No No Yes
New Mexico Yes Yes Yes Yes
New York Yes Yes Yes Yes
North Carolina Yes Yes No Yes
North Dakota Yes No Yes Yes
         
Ohio No Yes No Yes
Oklahoma Yes Yes No No
Oregon Yes No Yes Yes
Pennsylvania Yes Yes Yes Yes
Rhode Island Yes Yes Yes Yes
         
South Carolina Yes Yes Yes Yes
South Dakota Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tennessee Yes Yes Yes Yes
Texas Yes No Yes Yes
Utah Yes Yes No Yes
         
Vermont Yes No Yes Yes
Virginia Yes No Yes Yes
Washington Yes Yes Yes Yes
West Virginia No No No No
Wisconsin No No No Yes
Wyoming Yes Yes Yes Yes
1National total reflects the number of "Yes" responses for the column.
SOURCE: State Fiscal Stabilization Fund Annual Reports, U.S. Department of Education, retrieved June 10, 2011 from http://www2.ed.gov/programs/statestabilization/annual-reports.html. Data Source
Additional information on the Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) Grant Program is available at http://nces.ed.gov/programs/slds/index.asp.
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