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    Reporting Schedule and Documentation

    Collection Name What does it collect? Level of Data Data as of Due Date Certification Deadline Sample Form Technical Assistance Collection Method
    2021–2022
    SIMS October

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    Individual student data Student Oct. 1 Certify Oct. 28* Recertify Nov. 4**     SIF or file upload
    EPIMS October District and school staff data by job assignment Educator Oct. 1 Dec. 2 Dec. 2     SIF or file upload
    SCS October Course level student data Student Oct. 1 Dec. 2 Dec. 2     SIF or file upload
    School Safety and Discipline Report (SSDR) Student offense data and all suspensions, removals and expulsions Offense school year Jul. 15 Jul. 15     SIF or file upload
    School Attending Children Number of school age children reported by municipality City/Town Jan. 1 Feb. 25 Feb. 25 School Attending Children Instructions   Online form
    SIMS March

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    Individual student data Student Mar. 1 Certify Mar. 24* Recertify Mar. 31**     SIF or file upload
    SIMS End-of-Year Collection

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    Individual student data Student Last day of school Certify Jul. 7* Recertify Jul. 14**     SIF or file upload
    EPIMS End-of-Year District and school staff data by job assignment Educator Last day of school Aug. 4 Aug. 4     SIF or file upload
    SCS End-of-Year Course level student data Student Last day of school Aug. 4 Aug. 4     SIF or file upload

    *Certification Date
    **Recertification after Resolution of Duplicates

    Last Updated: January 4, 2022

     
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