Notice ID 91990023R0003
Solicitation 91990023R0003 is for non-personal services. The U.S. Department of Education (Department), Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE) requires the services of a contractor to provide a successful electronic system for linking existing State migratory student record systems and electronically exchanging timely and relevant migratory student records to benefit migratory children nationwide. The ability to transfer migratory student records efficiently facilitates the timely enrollment and placement of migrant students by providing better access to basic school enrollment information and their participation in the MEP. An efficient records exchange system benefits highly mobile secondary-aged migratory students by providing and maintaining course credit accrual information necessary for high school graduation. The Contractor shall be responsible for establishing the review and all other items necessary to perform according to the tasks as described in the Performance Work Statement (PWS) and the terms and conditions of the solicitation and resultant contract. The contractor shall furnish all supplies necessary to fulfill the PWS.
The base period is from December 15, 2022 through December 14, 2023, with four (4) option periods, and a six (6) month option to extend services…
Purpose and Scope
MSIX provides the linkage of 46 States’ MEP‐specific databases for facilitating the national exchange of migratory student records including demographic, educational, and health information for migratory children aged birth through 2 years old, Kindergarten – grade 12 students, as well as out‐of‐school youth through the age of 21. MSIX is built upon Oracle’s COTS Enterprise Edition platform, which utilizes a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) in conjunction with a suite of applications. Some of these applications include Oracle Internet Directory (OID), which serves as a Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP), Oracle Discoverer, and Oracle Workflow. Also, MSIX uses eScholar’s Unique‐ID student matching engine to identify children individually. MSIX uses State‐supplied data to develop a consolidated migratory student record for each migratory child and provides views of each migratory child’s educational and health record to authorized MSIX users.
Because MSIX is a comprehensive technology platform and a major investment for the U. S. Department of Education (Department), the scope encompasses Contractor support to provide Project Management, System Operations, Cybersecurity Management, Customer Support Help Desk Trouble Ticket Management and a Password Account Management as outlined in the PWS, Asset Management, State Support and Technical Assistance for MSIX. The MSIX Contractor must provide overall program oversight, analysis, and recommendations to the Department to ensure the quality of the design, development, and operation of MSIX and related deliverables through the Lifecycle Management (LCM) of the program…