2013 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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151B.132 Office for Education and Workforce Statistics -- Purpose -Kentucky Longitudinal Data System -- Collection of education and
workforce data -- Certification and ownership of data -- Funding.
The Office for Education and Workforce Statistics is hereby established and
attached to the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, Office of the
The offices purpose is to collect accurate education data and workforce data
in the Kentucky Longitudinal Data System in order to link the data and
generate timely reports about student performance through employment to be
used to guide decision makers in improving the Commonwealth of Kentuckys
education system and training programs.
The office shall be headed by an executive director appointed by the Governor
pursuant to KRS 12.050. The executive director shall be appointed from
nominations made to the Governor by the board. The office may employ
additional staff necessary to carry out the offices duties consistent with
available funding and state personnel laws.
The public agencies providing education data and workforce data to the
Kentucky Longitudinal Data System shall be:
(a) The Council on Postsecondary Education;
(b) The Department of Education;
(c) The Early Childhood Advisory Council;
(d) The Education Professional Standards Board;
(e) The Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority;
(f) The Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education; and
(g) Other agencies of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
The Kentucky Longitudinal Data System, upon approval of the board, may
include education data and workforce data from any additional public agency.
Any private institution of higher education, private school, or parochial school,
upon approval of the board, may provide education data and workforce data to
the Kentucky Longitudinal Data System.
Any education data or workforce data provided to the Kentucky Longitudinal
Data System shall be certified to be accurate by the providing agency,
institution, or school. Ownership of data provided shall be retained by the
The office may receive funding for its operation of the Kentucky Longitudinal
Data System from the following sources:
(a) State appropriations;
(b) Federal grants;
(c) User fees; and
(d) Any other grants or contributions from public agencies or other entities.
Effective:June 25, 2013
History: Created 2013 Ky. Acts ch. 18, sec. 2, effective June 25, 2013; and ch. 90,
sec. 2, effective June 25, 2013.
Legislative Research Commission Note (6/25/2013). This statute was created
with identical text in 2013 Ky. Acts chs. 18 and 90, which were companion bills.
These Acts have been codified together.
CHAPTER 151B - WORKFORCE EDUCATION
151B.132 Office for Education and Workforce Statistics -- Purpose -- Kentucky Longitudinal Data System -- Collection of education and workforce data -- Certification and ownership of data -- Funding.
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