Student outcomes analysis reporting (SOAR) server

Award Information
Agency: Department of Education
Branch: N/A
Contract: ED-06-PO-0917
Agency Tracking Number: ED-06-PO-0917
Amount: $100,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: errd080008
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2006
Award Year: 2006
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): N/A
Award End Date (Contract End Date): N/A
Small Business Information
9700 Capital Court, Manassas, VA, 20110
DUNS: 001016562
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: Y
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: Y
Principal Investigator
 Jason Davidson
 (703) 368-3499
 Jason@tracen.com
Business Contact
 Jason Davidson
Phone: (703) 368-3499
Email: Jason@tracen.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
This Phase I Small Business Innovation Research Program proposal outlines methodology and research directed towards the development of a web-based education data warehousing and reporting server. The Student Outcomes Analysis Reporting (SOAR) server will provide template reports and freedom browsing of student academic and behavioral outcomes, and will address the challenge effectively managing and analyzing the volumes of data available to schools. Key to development of such a system is new technique in data mining and warehousing applied to education data. Integration with existing student information management system databases as well as support for import and transformation of state testing data and postsecondary enrollment information from the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) are vital to capturing the trends and patterns in the factors most relevant to student outcomes. The system will use advanced web search methodologies to retrieve data from a variety of sources and collect it in data warehouse. The system will use the retrieved data to present longitudinal, or year over year, reports for analysis of the areas most relevant to student outcomes. Among the key technologies and standards propose are XML, metadata, semantic web, software agents and SIF

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