PowerSchool, the State-wide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) and the State Automated Reporting System (STARS) all contain reports to assist in identifying incorrect data, missing data or data which needs to be edited for consistency. In this training many of those reports which can be used in your district`s schools to help improve the quality of your student information data. This in turn, will help improve the flow of data involved in the vertical reporting process.
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$ 20 per participant
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Topic Major Goal
To help improve the flow of data involved in the vertical reporting process and includes PowerSchool-SLDS and STARS software.
Objective Description
  • Apply critical thinking skills to examine reports within PowerSchool, SLDS, and STARS, in order to identify instances of incorrect, missing, or inconsistent data. Evaluate the significance of data discrepancies and their potential impact on student information quality.
  • Create effective plans to enhance the overall quality of student information data in district schools.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in using the tools provided by PowerSchool, SLDS, and STARS to rectify identified data errors and inconsistencies.
  • Synthesize knowledge of report analysis and data editing techniques to develop strategies that optimize the flow of accurate data in the vertical reporting process, thereby contributing to improved data-driven decision-making.
  • Utilize problem-solving strategies to implement data correction and editing procedures based on the insights gained from the generated reports.

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