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Support for collecting, report, and analyzing IDEA data

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Making the Right Call: Improving State Capacity to Meet the Data Collection and Reporting Requirements summarizes the goals and focus areas of each of the four Office of Special Education (OSEP) Technical Assistance (TA) Centers funded to offer resources and TA to help improve the capacity of states to meet the Individuals with Disabilities Education […]

New IDEA website!

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The U.S. Department of Education recently launched its revamped IDEA website. The new site design drew on user input and includes improved site navigation and design, expanded search options, resources for specific audiences, and expanded content organized into topics. Check out the new website at

Linking Early Childhood Data collection featured on Early Learning website

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The U.S. Department of Education’s Early Learning initiative page now features our special collection of resources related to linking data across programs. The collection includes resources from the DaSy Center, Center for the Integration of IDEA Data (CIID), Common Education Data Standards (CEDS), Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), U.S. Department of Education, and more. Read […]

Access to high quality early childhood education

Logo: The Early Childhood Data Collaborative

The Early Childhood Data Collaborative (ECDC) recently released a short brief, Open doors: Supporting Children and Families’ Access to Early Care and Education (2017). The brief offers strategies and recommendations for how states can use their early care and education (ECE) data to better understand the needs of families in their communities, the best ways […]

New! Self-Assessment Demonstration Video

Learn how to complete the self-assessment for the ECTA System Framework which includes the DaSy Data System component. This 14 minute video offers detailed instructions and demonstrations of the tool. Time markers for specific topics/actions are outlined below to help you find the specific activity you need. You can find it on our Videos page […]

Check out our Fresh DaSies!

Birds are chirping, allergies are flaring, and we have so many DaSies budding! 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.

New! Data Governance and Management Toolkit

Just released, this helpful new resource offers information, guidance, and templates to assist Part C and Part B 619 program staff with creating or enhancing their data governance policies and procedures. For each data governance topic, an overview, consideration questions, and a fillable Microsoft Word template are provided. Find the Data Governance and Management Toolkit […]