Schools to Spend Millions on Data System

Stumulus package to help track student's educational journey

Tuesday, Apr 7, 2009  |  Updated 9:45 AM CDT
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Schools to Spend Millions on Data System

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A $9 million federal grant is going toward the creation of a tracking system.

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From pre-school to post-graduate degrees, Illinois is tracking students' education from beginning to end.

A $9 million federal grant is being used to set up a new data system, which will keep track of what a child goes to school, what classes he or she takes and who teaches the classes.

It's part of a stimulus package compliance program, allowing parents access to their child's records at any time using an assigned student identification number.

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