Timely and Accurate Information
1) Submission of all required data by the due date (no extensions);
2) Passed general edit checks and provided complete data.
a) Did not report placeholder data
b) no missing data (e.g., failure to report an entire field or school, etc.);
c) All reports are error free;
d) The data pass all reasonability tests (no unexplained significant changes in counts or percentages of students within various data points);
e) Reviewing and resolving all necessary warnings/reports to ensure data quality;
f) Processing the Data Collection, as applicable; and
g) Pre-certification or Mid-Year Certification of the data collection, as applicable.
The CSDE defines Accurate as
1) District corrects data errors within the edit checking time frame established for each data
a) Reviews and resolves all necessary validation/cleaning reports;
b) Certifies data exceptions as applicable:
2) District certifies the collection by the accurate date. For a summary of timely and accurate due dates for all data collections, please see the current Timely and Accurate Calendar. Should the Timely and Accurate Due Dates fall on a weekend or holiday, and the district is unable to submit the file on those dates, it is assumed that the data are due to the CSDE on the business day prior to the listed due date.