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New data governance resources!

We’ve added new sections on Data Requests and Electronic Communications to our Data Governance and Management Toolkit. Learn about important data considerations for responding to data requests and governing the use of electronic communications.

Check out our Fresh DaSies!

Our DaSies are blooming early this year! Visit our Fresh DaSy Resources page to see the latest publications and resources to help support the development and enhancement of high-quality early childhood data systems.

Strengthening SSIP Evaluations with Qualitative Methods

Strengthening SSIP Evaluations with Qualitative Methods offers an overview of qualitative methods that could be used for SSIP activities. The document outlines the advantages and disadvantages of focus groups, interviews and document review and recommends best practices for planning, collecting, analyzing and reporting data. Two states currently using qualitative methods as part of their SSIP […]

New Fiscal Data Profile Template for Part C Systems

The DaSy/ECTA Fiscal Data Profile Template is an easy-to-use tool for displaying fiscal data reflective of the state Part C system. The Excel template converts raw program-level fiscal data that a state enters into more engaging and informative graphical displays (i.e., profiles) and analytical statements that can be used to facilitate budget development and management, […]

New ESSA Preschool Data Reporting workgroup

The SLDS Technical Assistance program is offering a virtual group for states who are working to determine how they will calculate the preschool count required under ESSA. Those responsible for the state plan and those who will be calculating the preschool count are encouraged to join these discussions. The group will meet virtually once a […]

New DaSy Toolkit!

Building Stakeholder Knowledge About Data provides Part C and Part B 619 stakeholders with an orientation to IDEA data and other data-related topics to help them meaningfully participate in conversations about important programmatic issues and decisions.

2018 State Learning Opportunities

We’re offering several exciting new opportunities for you to deepen your knowledge and build state capacity around data topics in 2018. Our 2018 State Learning Opportunities flyer lists the new learning groups that are open to states. We know states have many learning opportunities from which to choose, so we recommend that state agency staff […]

New 2015-16 IDEA Section 618 data

OSEP has released 10 new 2015-16 data files on the IDEA Section 618 Data Products website, including Part B Child Count and Educational Environments, Part B Personnel, Part B Exiting, Part B Discipline, Part B Assessment, Part B Dispute Resolution, Part B LEA MOE Reduction and CEIS, Part C Child Count and Settings, Part C […]