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Tennessee Code Title 49. Education § 49-1-702

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As used in this part:

(1) “Aggregate data” means data collected or reported at the group, cohort or institutional level;

(2) “Biometric record” means a record of one (1) or more measurable biological or behavioral characteristics that can be used for automated recognition of an individual;

(3) “Data system” means the body of student data collected by the department of education;

(4) “De-identified data” means a student dataset in which parent and student identifying information, including the personal identification number, has been removed;

(5) “Department” means the department of education;

(6) “FERPA” means the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, codified at 20 U.S.C. § 1232g;

(7) “Personal identification number” means the unique student identifier assigned to a student under § 49-6-5101;

(8) “State board” means the state board of education;

(9)(A) “Student data” means data collected or reported at the individual student level that is included in a student's educational record;

(B) “Student data” includes:

(i) State and national assessment results, including information on untested public school students;

(ii) Course taking and completion, credits earned and other transcript information;

(iii) Course grades and grade point average;

(iv) Date of birth, grade level and expected graduation date or graduation cohort;

(v) Degree, diploma, credential attainment and other school exit information such as receipt of the GED® and drop-out data;

(vi) Attendance and mobility;

(vii) Data required to calculate the federal four-year adjusted cohort graduation rate, including sufficient exit and drop-out information;

(viii) Discipline reports limited to objective information sufficient to produce the federal Title IV annual incident report;

(ix) Remediation;

(x) Special education data;  and

(xi) Demographic data and program participation information;  and

(C) Unless included in a student's educational record, “student data” does not include:

(i) Juvenile delinquency records;

(ii) Criminal records;

(iii) Medical and health records;

(iv) Student social security number;  and

(v) Student biometric information;  and

(10) “Teacher data” means personal summative and evaluation scores, the access to which is limited to the department, LEA administrators, local boards of education or those with direct supervisory authority who require such access to perform their assigned duties.  Nothing in this part shall restrict the availability of information pursuant to § 49-1-606.

Cite this article: - Tennessee Code Title 49. Education § 49-1-702 - last updated January 01, 2020 |

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