$10M gift will help create Texas Student Data System
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October, 2009

The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation said it will invest $10 million to establish a Texas Student Data System in an effort to improve student achievement and give teachers the data they need to better prepare students for college.

“The data we currently collect has helped the state monitor public schools. This new system will allow us to provide timely and meaningful information from the teacher to the taxpayer,” said Robert Scott, Texas Commissioner of Education. “We are delighted that organizations like the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation understand the importance of investments that help us make that change.”

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