Texas Education Agency adopts data warehouse program

eScholar has announced that the Texas Education Agency (TEA) has selected eScholar Complete Data Warehouse® for PK-12 (CDW PK-12) to provide a statewide, district-facing warehouse available to every district in the state.

eScholar CDW PK-12 will allow administrators and teachers access to operational and student-level information ranging from student attendance records to financial budgets. The program integrates and consolidates this information and presents it for analysis and reporting to a wide range of stakeholders and users, including administrators at all levels, teachers, counselors, support staff and students.

The adoption of eScholar came after an extensive review process. The Texas Education Agency outlined a core set of requirements at both the state and local level that focused on improving the education results of individual students. The chosen solution had to provide a standards-based interface for collecting data from more than 1,000 distributed systems and build on the data standards work TEA has done as part of ED-FI and other initiatives.

eScholar’s longitudinal data solutions are geared towards consolidating information, regardless of its origins or format into a common data structure that can be leveraged throughout the education system.

“We are very pleased to be chosen by TEA as they have been a pioneer with a successful track record in their use of data for many years,” stated Shawn Bay, CEO and founder of eScholar. “Our work with Texas will continue to help us push beyond the way most longitudinal data systems are being used and thought of today. We are honored to be asked to play a key role in this important initiative.”