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NSSRS 2011-2012: What’s New Nebraska Student and Staff Record System

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  1. 2011 State Data Conference NSSRS 2011-2012: What’s NewNebraska Student and Staff Record System Christopher Cassel Nebraska Department of Education www.education.ne.gov/nssrs Pam Tagart Nebraska Department of Education www.education.ne.gov/nssrs

  2. Agenda • NSSRS Calendar • Discontinued Templates, Data Elements and Reports • New File Specifications and Data Elements • Data Element and Code Set Changes • New and Changed Systems • Documentation Changes • Future Years • Questions

  3. NSSRS Calendar • 2011-2012 Fall • Closes October 31, 2011 • Approval required • 2010-2011 Resubmission • October 18 – November 10, 2011 • For submitting corrections to certain 2010-2011 templates • Approval required if changes made • 2011-2012 Year-end • Closes June 29, 2012 (Friday) • Approval required • 2011-2012 Correction • August 1 – 10, 2012 • Approval required if changes made NSSRS Data Manager Collections

  4. Discontinued Templates • Assessment Response • Staff Snapshot • Replaced by Staff Demographics file specification • Staff Assignment • Replaced by Staff Position Assignments file specification

  5. Discontinued Data Elements • Student Summary Attendance • Days Truant • Staff Demographics (as compared to Staff Snapshot) • SSN • School Number • Contracting Organization • Staff Position Assignments (as compared to Staff Assignment) • SSN • Subject Area • Grade Taught Code

  6. Discontinued Reports • Public districts • Curriculum Reporting System • Special Education Assurance Report • Both Fall and Year-end

  7. New File Specifications • New file specifications (not eScholar templates) • Staff Demographics • Staff Position Assignments • Processed via new NSSRS Staff Reporting system • Accessed via NDE Portal

  8. New Data Elements • Student Grades • Dual Credit Code • Controlling District Code

  9. Data Element Changes • Student Grades • Courses completed by prekindergarten students are now included • School number is now the school at which the course was delivered • NDE Staff ID is no longer social security number but instead a ten-digit ID assigned by the Nebraska Department of Education

  10. Code Set Changes • Programs Fact: Early Childhood • Participation Info Code • Added “EC0006” as “Home-based Early Childhood Education Program” • School Enrollment • Residence Status • Description changes only: • 1 = Contracted in from another Nebraska public school district • 5 = Contracted out to another Nebraska public school district • 6 = Optioning in from another Nebraska public school district

  11. Code Set Changes (2) • Staff Demographics • Salary Benefits to include: • Insurance • Annuities • Membership and Dues • Staff Position Assignments • Position Assignment Code, added:

  12. New Systems • NDE Staff ID • New system in Spring 2011 • NSSRS Staff Reporting • New system in Fall 2011 • Accessed via NDE Portal • File specifications processed: • Staff Demographics • Staff Position Assignments

  13. Consolidated Data Collection (CDC) • Substitute Teachers • Will open in September • Remains due June 30 (June 29, 2012) • Now includes check for valid certification

  14. NSSRS Uniq-ID • Version 8.0.2 arrives in July 2011 • No significant changes to user interface • NOTE: Public postsecondary institutions now assigning NDE Student IDs

  15. NSSRS Data Manager • Version 7.x arrives in July 2011 • No user interface changes planned • Data re-disclosure splash screen • As last year, “District Approve” user must indicate understanding prior to uploading 2011-2012 NSSRS files

  16. NSSRS Validation • Available now: • Graduation Cohort Analysis Tool • Student Grades Verification Reports • “Courses” • “Student Roster”, “Student Courses”, and “Students No Courses” • “Teacher Courses” and “Teachers No Courses” • Coming soon: • Accountability Count Verification • New version of AYP Count Verification

  17. NSSRS Desktop Database • Staff files no longer supported

  18. Documentation Changes • 2011-2012 Instructions • Highlighted NSSRS/eScholar Data Source Templates (v 13) • “Who Reports What” • Coming Soon: • “Guidance for Reporting Dropouts”

  19. NSSRS Resources NSSRS Resources webpage of NSSRS website at www.education.ne.gov/nssrs

  20. Future Years • Nebraska P-16 • NSSRS and nonpublic student-level data? • National Student Clearinghouse?

  21. Other Presentations • NDE Staff ID Introduction • DRS Overview • Special Education Reporting in the NSSRS • NSSRS Validation: Lookups and Reports • Graduation Cohort 101 • NSSRS 101 for Data Stewards • Session VI – Questions and Answers • Post-conference users’ group sessions

  22. Resources • NSSRS Information • www.education.ne.gov/nssrs • NDE Bulletins • www.education.ne.gov/ndebulletins • NDE Helpdesk • 888-285-0556 or nde.helpdesk@nebraska.gov

  23. Questions?

  24. Partnering with Districts for Data Quality Data Quality