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2023 Grant Application

Nevada SLDS School Funding

Start Date: 9/25/2023
End Date: 9/24/2027

Project Director: Glenn Meyer

Amount Awarded: $3,997,900

Project Abstract 59 KB

Major Outcomes:

  • The Nevada Department of Education (NDE) will identify school level finance data required to analyze school funding patterns over time. Currently this data resides in several different sources and the NDE will establish agreements with the entities that source the data to gain access to the information. NDE will work to consolidate the data into a single source or reduce the number of sources if possible.
  • NDE will link the various sources, or consolidated sources, of school finance data to the existing Department's data collection systems. The Department will leverage work completed as part of the 2019 SDLS grant to automate the collection of the data into the Azure cloud infrastructure and stage that data in the Snow Flake data lake.
  • NDE will work closely with the CEDS community to expand the CEDS data warehouse physical model to include school level finance data. NDE will leverage its involvement in the consortia and prior experience with CEDS to develop a standard for the storage of finance data that will benefit the entire CEDS community.
  • The Department will link the financial data in the CEDS data warehouse to the Nevada PreK to Workforce Reporting (NPWR) system. By linking this data to NPWR the data will be available for external research purposes. NDE will develop a new school funding dashboard with uses the data to show funding patterns over time.

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2019 Grant Application

Nevada SLDS Infrastructure Improvements

Start Date: 3/1/2020
End Date: 2/29/2024

Project Director: Glenn Meyer

Amount Awarded: $3,499,913

Project Abstract 133 KB

Major Outcomes:

  • Infrastructure Priority
    • Replace the existing Forms Based Authentication security access model with a new Identity and Access Management (IAM) system.
      • The current FBA system will be replaced by initiating an RFI to determine current best practices and available solutions.
    • Implement the Ed-Fi ODS.
      • The Department will implement the Ed-Fi ODS and create a development, test and production instance in order to develop and test the population of the ODS, the development of necessary data validation tools, the linkage of the ODS to existing systems and the reporting of information through the Bighorn user portal.
    • Develop an end-to-end Federal EDFACTS data collection and reporting tool.
      • The Department will utilize the Ed-Fi ODS and the Ed-Fi API to link the ODS to Infinite Campus. This link will allow data to flow directly from IC to the ODS via a community supported API.

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2012 Grant Application

Nevada 2012 SLDS Linking P-20W

Start Date: 9/1/2012
End Date: 8/31/2017

Project Director: Glenn Meyer

Amount Awarded: $3,999,990

Project Application 20.7 MB

Project Abstract 130 KB

Major Outcomes: TBA

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2007 Grant Application

Nevada Longitudinal Data System

Start Date: 8/1/2007
End Date: 2/28/2012

Project Director: Julian Montoya

Amount Awarded: $5,999,975

Project Application 5.1 MB

Project Abstract 113 KB

Major Outcomes:

  • Functionality of the ARC website custom search (ad hoc querying) feature to increase access to aggregate assessment data will be expanded.
  • ARC Data Submission Application (DSA). The ARC DSA will be enhanced to increase ease and expand capabilities in data collection from LEAs and schools.
  • Develop EDEN gathering, storing, formatting, and reporting system (EDEN-RS).
  • Add - Many data elements to comply with the EDEN initiative.
  • Develop a Teacher Unique identification system.
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