I sounded the alarm several weeks ago on HB 401, which is titled “Authorize Data Sharing for NCLDS”. This bill will give multiple state agencies access to student data stored in the Statewide Longitudinal Database System (SLDS).
HB767’s purpose is “AN ACT TO RECODIFY, REORGANIZE, AND CLARIFY THE PROVISIONS OF THE GOVERNMENT DATA ANALYTICS CENTER STATUTE.”
This includes student data:
(2) Powers and
duties of the GDAC.duties. – The State CIO shall, through the GDAC, do all of the following:
a. Continue and coordinate ongoing enterprise data integration efforts, including:
1. The deployment, support, technology improvements, and expansion for the Criminal Justice Law Enforcement Automated Data System (CJLEADS).
2. The pilot and subsequent phase initiative for the North Carolina Financial Accountability and Compliance Technology System (NCFACTS).
3. Individual‑level student data and workforce data from all levels of education and the State workforce.
capabilitiescapabilities as developed as part of the initiative.by the GDAC.
By the way, a little birdy told me that NC Dept. of Public Instruction is in Washington, D.C. today presenting on the P20-W Database.