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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.

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