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Title:  Forum Guide to the Teacher-Student Data Link: A Technical Implementation Resource
Description: This publication is a practical guide for implementing a teacher-student data link (TSDL) that supports a range of uses at the local, regional, and state levels. The guide addresses the considerations for linking teacher and student data from multiple perspectives, including governance, policies, data components, business rules, system requirements, and practices. It provides references to promising practices for high quality data linkages, including TSDLspecific processes such as roster verification and the establishment of the Teacher of Record. The information and opinions published here are those of the Forum and do not necessarily represent the policy or views of the U.S. Department of Education or NCES.
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Cover Date: July 2013
Web Release: July 12, 2013
Publication #: NFES 2013802
Center/Program: NFES
Authors: The National Forum on Education Statistics
Type of Product: Technical Brief
Survey/Program Areas: National Forum on Education Statistics (NFES)
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Questions: For questions about the content of this Technical Brief, please contact:
Ghedam Bairu.
 
 
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