DOCUMENTATION AND WEBINAR EVENTS

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NC SPECIFIC DOCUMENTATION

  • Preparing for the CRDC
    (docx, 3.2mb)
    This document describes the North Carolina process for preparing for the Civil Rights Data Collection. The document includes but is not limited to information about communication and support, LEA and Charter school responsibilities and PowerSchool functionality.

    ** Please Note:  Document Updated on 11/23/2016.  The draft watermark was removed from the document.  In addition, a Document Updates table was added, indicating the date the updates were made, a brief description, and the staff that updated and reviewed the document.  Contact information was added to request access to the CRDC Grads360 NC Workgroup and an Appendix of Tips for the collection.

  • PowerSchool CRDC Data Dictionary
    This workbook contains tabs that represent the PowerSchool CRDC Preview Report Data Views at the LEA level. The two final columns in each spreadsheet provide business rules used to collect the data from PowerSchool and identify the tables used.
    (xlsx, 211kb)
    **Please Note:: A correction was made to the Data Dictionary on 9/27/2016. In the previous version, course codes beginning with '3430' were not identified as Physics. In addition, course codes beginning with '3420' were identified as both Chemistry and Physics rather than solely Chemistry.
    **Please Note:: An update was made to the Data Dictionary on 10/14/2016. Information was added regarding course requirements. The following statement was added to elements where courses or course enrollment is counted: ‘All sections must have the appropriate ‘Course Length’ selected. Students assigned to Sections without this attribute, may be omitted throughout the CRDC.’
    **Please Note:: An update was made to the Data Dictionary on 11/18/2016. Additional information was added regarding the collection of data for students passing math courses. The Stored Grade screen must include a value that is equal to or greater than 70 in the Percent field.

  • CRDC Expenditure Business Rules
    (docx, 15kb)
    This document identifies the business rules used by the NC DPI to extract expenditure data for the SY 15-16 CRDC from state systems. This document is only giving a general logic for NC DPI specific object and purpose codes based on NC Chart of Accounts available at:

    http://www.ncpublicschools.org/fbs/finance/reporting/coa2015

  • NC DPI Federal Submission Portal Template
    This file can be used if the LEA intends to upload the following data to the Federal Submission Portal:
    • Teacher Absenteeism
    • Athletics
    • Incidents
      Instructions are included in the first tab of the workbook.
      (xlsx, 165kb)

FEDERAL OCR DOCUMENTATION

CRDC documentation and information is located in two places:

  • LEA Level Federal Form:
    (pdf, 418kb)
    This document is the official Federal form for all LEA level questions.  This document includes instructions, definitions and an image of the Federal Submission Portal interface for each question.

  • School Level Federal Form:
    (pdf, 1.5mb)
    This document is the official Federal form for all School level questions.  This document includes instructions, definitions and an image of the Federal Submission Portal interface for each question.

  • Federal File Specs for the OCR Federal Submission Portal:
    (xlsx, 141kb)
    This file is the official Federal level file specs for uploading data to the Federal Submission Portal.  This file has been published as information only.  The NC DPI uses this information to generate the submission files for the OCR collection.

  • Instructions for using the CRDC Flat File Submission Method:
    (pdf, 321kb)
    This document contains the official Federal instructions for submitting data using a Flat file.  This document can be used in conjunction with the NC DPI Federal Submission Portal Template.

  • Nationally Published CRDC Data:
    http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/data.html

    This URL includes links to school year 2013-14 national results, school year 2015-16 CRDC LEA and School forms, list of elements and FAQs, and information regarding past collections through school year 2009-10.

  • Documentation to Support the Collection of Data:
    https://crdc.grads360.org/#program

    This URL is a landing page that provides a wealth of resources:

    • Federal requirements for the CRDC (school year 2015-16 CRDC LEA and School forms)
    • Access Federal Submission Portal
    • Federal Partner Support contact information
    • Latest documents, Workgroups and Starter Kit sections
    • Federal CRDC Announcements
    • Overview information about the CRDC
    • Archived Resources

**Please contact Terra Dominguez at terra.dominguez@dpi.nc.gov or 919.807.3272 with any questions.