Data System Management
Within the Division of Learning Services, the Office of Data System Management is responsible for the development and implementation of the Missouri Comprehensive Data System (MCDS) which will include the student-level record system. Core Data and the Missouri Student Information System Core Data/MOSIS, a web-based data collection system of education-related statistics; and Grants & Planning, an instrument provided to schools to assist with federal grant applications and program planning. The Data Portal also maintains the P-20 longitudinal data system used for research of student progress and achievement, postsecondary and workforce preparation, etc. In addition, the office collects and generates data to meet federal reporting requirements and compliance, as well as provide data utilized in research and analysis that impacts policy decision-making.