Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual report on state trends in child well-being is now available. Learn about national trends in economic well-being, education, health, and family & community and examine key indicators broken out by race and hispanic origin. The report also includes state rankings for each indicator. Read or download the 2016 Data Book.
Join us August 15-17 in New Orleans, Louisiana for our third collaborative early childhood data conference. The 2016 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes conference is being sponsored by The DaSy Center, in collaboration with ECTA Center, the IDEA Data Center, and NCSI. This conference is designed for individuals working on early childhood data systems, Part C/619 […]
Our latest brief spotlights the partnership between the Maryland State Department of Education and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Technology in Education. Maryland: Establishing Partnerships to Build Data Use Capacity includes a timeline of the partnership work, benefits realized by the partners, lessons learned, and guiding questions for other state agencies to use when […]
Our new brief promotes formal data governance by describing lessons learned from other industries that supports the need for formal Part C data governance, outlining the risks of informal data governance and the benefits of formal data governance, and providing action steps to support state Part C systems in establishing or improving formal data governance. […]
New from the IDEA Data Center (IDC), this matrix contains scenarios for each of the 10 Part C Exiting categories. It’s part of the Part C Exiting Data Toolkit, which is designed to assist states in reporting high-quality Part C exiting data, required under Section 618 of IDEA. Find the Part C Exiting Data Matrix […]
This archived webinar from the National Conference on State Legislatures (NCSL) focuses on how integrated early care and education data systems can inform policymakers and help answer questions about young children, families, programs, and services in their states. Both the PowerPoint presentation and the 52-minute YouTube video recording are available on the NCSL website.
Our new publication, Data Linkages Between Part C and Part B: Transition Notification “spotlights” how Kansas and Wisconsin implemented changes to their data systems and program practices to meet new IDEA notification requirements for the transition from Part C to Part B.
This Thursday, April 21st at 3 pm EDT, join Kiersten Beigel from the Office of Head Start and Brandi Black Thacker from the National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement to learn about strategies for communicating and connecting with families. Kiersten and Brandi will use the Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework […]
The draft of the Version 6 Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) has been released for public comment. There are 43 Updated Elements (over 400 with updated context information) and 21 New Elements. In total, the proposed CEDS Version 6 includes over 1,400 unduplicated data element definitions. All are encouraged to review the draft standards and […]
IDEA Data Center’s (IDC’s) data template provides SEAs and LEAs the opportunity to see in real-time the percentages of their children ages 3-5 attending and receiving services in specific educational environments. Simply enter the LEA 618 educational environments data on the data tab and the percentages will be calculated and displayed on the percentage tab. […]