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Agreements and Policies

The PDE Data Access Policy (PDF) describes the protections and standards that the Pennsylvania Department of Education has in place for student data access and use.
 
The PIMS Identified Data Access Agreement (Word) is used between the department and a researcher for approved research projects when unit level data from PIMS will be used to conduct the study.
 
The PIMS De-Identified Data Access Agreement (Word) is used between the department and a researcher for approved research projects when unit level anonymized data from PIS will be used to conduct the study.