70097000 - Data Sharing

Account Description FY2012
Spending
FY2013
GAA
7009-7000 Data Sharing
For costs related to a data sharing pilot program between the department of early education and care, the department of elementary and secondary education, the executive office of education, the department of public health and the executive office of health and human services to assign a state assigned student identifier to children participating in early intervention programs with the goal of tracking and evaluating educational and developmental outcomes for children receiving early intervention services, improving delivery of services and determining cost savings associated with the early intervention program; provided, that any pilot program shall be contingent upon informed consent from participating families; provided further, that the executive office of education and the department of public health, in consultation with the agencies of the executive office of education and executive office of health and human services shall report to the secretary of administration and finance, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on education by October 1, 2012 on the definition of informed consent and the process by which informed consent shall be obtained, as agreed upon by the executive office of education and the department of public health; provided further, that the executive office of education and the department of public health, in consultation with the agencies of the executive office of education and executive office of health and human services, shall report to the secretary of administration and finance, the house and senate committees on ways and means and the joint committee on education by March 15, 2013 on: (i) the progress made on implementation of the pilot program, including but not limited to, the criteria used for selecting sites and preliminary implementation plans for the assignment of state assigned student identifiers to children receiving early intervention services; (ii) a timetable for full implementation of the pilot program including resources needed to meet the proposed timetable; (iii) a plan for obtaining informed consent from families receiving early intervention services; (iv) the number of state assigned student identifiers that have been assigned to date, if applicable; and (v) recommendations on how the department of public health and the agencies of the executive office of education can rigorously evaluate the effect of early intervention services on the future special education needs of program participants; and provided further, that funds may be transferred from this item to 4513-1020, 7009-1700 and 7009-6379, as necessary, pursuant to an allocation plan, which shall detail by object class the distribution of the funds to be transferred
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