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The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction recognizes the value of timely, accurate and reliable data for all stakeholders. The DMG has provided these resources for agency employees and members of the public wishing to find and use North Carolina education data.

DMG Presentation
(pdf, 131kb | ppt, 673kb)

Authoritative Source List
(pdf, 12kb)

Data Security Briefing Paper
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) is committed to protecting all confidential student information for which it is responsible. The Personally Identifiable Information (PII), or private information, collected and used by NCDPI is required and necessary in order to comply with federal or state laws or for other legitimate purposes. NCDPI's data security measures are aligned with both federal and state laws.
(pdf, 440kb)

Data Security Policies and Best Practices
The following links include information on Education Data Sharing policies and best practices.

Data Quality
Data Security
Info. & Needs Analysis
Research Facilitation
Data Glossary
Reporting Race and Ethnicity
Data Quality Best Practices
Communications to LEAs