Frequently Asked Questions

Want to know more about TRAILS? Whether you’re an educator, mental health provider, or member of the community, you’ll find helpful information below.

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TRAILS Data Commitments

Why and how does TRAILS collect data?

  • TRAILS collects data to inform program improvements and help us serve schools better.
  • TRAILS data collection is always voluntary.
  • TRAILS data is not stored in a way that could be connected to any individual student.
  • TRAILS shares aggregate, de-identified data to demonstrate the reach and impact of our program.
  • TRAILS never sells data for any purpose or to any entity.
  • TRAILS never shares data with people or entities outside of our staff and evaluation and data contractors.
  • TRAILS staff and contractors are highly committed to ensuring proper data collection and storage, as well as to ensuring respondent confidentiality.