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SIF Weekly Update - June 14, 2013

Dear SIF District,

Below you will find this week's milestones for the SIF 2013 Program.

  • SIF framework performance testing continues.
  • We are continuing to work with your vendors to fix coding issues.
  • 152 districts have started or completed the pre-on-boarding process.
  • 3 districts have completed pre-on-boarding and are currently in our staging environment.
  • 30 districts have completed data cleansing and we are waiting for connectivity testing.
  • 43 districts have participated in kick-off meetings and have started the data cleansing process.
  • 76 districts have participated in kick-off meetings and are about to begin the data cleansing process.
  • Vendor certification continues for X2, Rediker, Infinite Campus, and Pearson.

Moving forward:

  • Foxborough Regional Charter School, Ashland, and Westport should make their way into our production environment over the next couple of days!
  • On-Boarding for 30 additional School Brains, IMS, and MMS districts will begin.
  • X2 and Infinite Campus should have their vendor specific documentation completed.
  • For Year 4 RTTT districts or other RTTT districts who have yet to purchase an agent, Fund Code 204 (Supplemental SIF Funding) should be posted on our Grants Management website within the next 2 weeks and an email will be sent out once it's posted. We will also be conducting 2 short webinars to assist you with the writing of this non-competitive grant.

Please contact your Data Collection Support Specialist should you have questions.


Maryann Donie
Supervisor of Data Collection
Education Data Services
MA Department of Elementary & Secondary Education

Last Updated: April 25, 2014
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