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Data Pipeline Interchanges - Teacher/Student Data Link



The teacher student data link interchange is a set of 2 files which contains Information about the courses educators instruct and the courses students take.  This data is collected and linked for the purposes of improving instruction, informing and increasing educator effectiveness, and supporting the continuous improvement of teaching and learning. - See more at:  Overview


The 2018-19 Teacher Student Data Link is open and available for reporting data for districts with migrant students.  All other districts are also able to report TSDL data, however it is not required.  To clarify, all districts do not need to submit the course instructor file.  For districts with migrant students: 1) local courses codes must be mapped, 2) course enrollment file must be uploaded for any 8th-12th grade migrant student receiving partial or full credit and 3) the snapshot must be created and finalized for migrant students.  For districts without migrant students: 1) local courses codes do not need to be mapped, 2) No TSDL data file is required to be uploaded and 3) the snapshot does not need to be created or finalized. 


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