Connecting the Dots: Data Mining & Texas Children

ImageFirst, what is P-20?  P-20 is short for an integrated education system that extends from pre-school through higher education.

Second, what is ARRA? The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, or ARRA, was passed by the U.S. Congress and signed by President Obama on February 17, 2009.

The Texas Education Agency received an ARRA grant in July 2010.  It stated under Major Outcomes: “to integrate key data into the P-20 Data Warehouse.”

What is stored in the P-20 Data Warehouse?  

The P-20 Data Warehouse shall contain personal identity information, social security numbers and other information necessary to uniquely identify individuals in support of implementing a unique identifier that will allow an individual to be tracked across all sectors from early learning to the workforce.


(h/t Terri Hill) 




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