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125B.05 STATE INFORMATION SYSTEM.
    Subdivision 1. Information system. The Department of Education shall develop and
maintain a computerized information system for state information needs.
    Subd. 2. Purposes. The purposes of the computerized information system shall be:
(a) To provide comparable and accurate educational information in a manner which is timely
and economical;
(b) To ensure accountability for state appropriations;
(c) To collect data to assess the needs of learners and children;
(d) To provide school districts with an educational information system capability which will
meet school district management needs; and
(e) To provide for computerized analysis of educational information to meet the management
needs of the state of Minnesota.
    Subd. 3. Software development. A school district, charter school, or cooperative unit may
not implement a financial, student, or staff software system until the system has been reviewed by
the department to ensure that it provides the required data elements and format.
History: 1980 c 609 art 7 s 10; 1981 c 193 s 1-3; 1981 c 253 s 24; 1981 c 358 art 5 s 2;
1982 c 424 s 130; 1983 c 258 s 24; 1Sp1985 c 12 art 7 s 9; 1987 c 258 s 12; 1987 c 384 art 2 s 1;
1988 c 486 s 11; 1989 c 329 art 11 s 2-4; 1990 c 562 art 8 s 9,10; 1991 c 265 art 9 s 15-17; 1993
c 224 art 6 s 3; 1994 c 465 art 2 s 1; 1994 c 647 art 6 s 1; 1Sp1995 c 3 art 9 s 9; art 16 s 13;
1998 c 397 art 4 s 51; 1999 c 241 art 5 s 15; 2003 c 130 s 12