Article - Education
(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b) “Center” means the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center.
(c) “De–identified data” means a data set in which parent and student identity information, including the State Assigned Student Identifier and student Social Security number, has been removed.
(d) “Governing Board” means the Governing Board of the Maryland Longitudinal Data System Center.
(e) “State Assigned Student Identifier” or “SASID” means the identifier assigned to each student by:
(1) A local education agency based on the identifier system developed by the State Department of Education; or
(2) An institution of higher education, if the student has not been assigned an identifier by a local education agency.
(f) (1) “Student data” means data relating to or impacting student performance.
(2) “Student data” includes:
(i) State and national assessments;
(ii) Course–taking and completion;
(iii) Grade point average;
(vi) Degree, diploma, or credential attainment;
(viii) Demographic data;
(ix) Juvenile delinquency records; and
(x) Elementary and secondary school disciplinary records.
(3) “Student data” does not include:
(i) Criminal and CINA records; and
(ii) Medical and health records.
(g) “Workforce data” means data relating to:
(1) Employment status;
(2) Wage information;
(3) Geographic location of employment; and
(4) Employer information.