The MLDS Center connects student data from across Maryland’s education and workforce agencies to provide a more complete picture of the progress students are making as they move from Pre-K through grades K-12 and into higher education and the workforce
The MLDS Center receives data from:
- Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE)
- Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC)
- Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (DLLR)
- Other external data sources
These data are subject to strict data management, security and privacy requirements.
All research is done using de-identified data. All reporting of the results of the research are done using de-identified, aggregate data with additional data suppression rules applied. All published MLDS Center data are FERPA compliant.
The Center uses data from publicly available sources to supplement analyses and/or provide contextual information in the interpretation of results. Publically available data are not listed in the data inventory or included in the System.