Tag Archives: Data Elements

Improving Programs through Data-Driven Decisions: From Critical Questions to Data Reporting

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Presenters: Presented by Missy Coffey Cochenour (CIID, DaSy, IDC) & Abby Schachner (DaSy, ECTA) This “hands-on” session provides states with a roadmap for identifying, organizing, and visually displaying the data elements needed to answer state prioritized questions. This process is demonstrated using the Center for Early Childhood IDEA Data Systems (DaSy) Critical Questions and the […]

Improving Programs through Data-Driven Decisions: The Journey From Critical Questions to Data Visualization

Conference: National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Date: June 2016 Presenter: Colleen Murphy This session provides states with a roadmap for identifying, organizing, and visually displaying the data elements needed to answer state prioritized questions. This process is demonstrated using the Center for Early Childhood IDEA Data Systems (DaSy) Critical Questions and […]

Critical Questions About Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education

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This 2015 resource compiles a set of Critical Questions that a quality state data system for early intervention (EI) or early childhood special education (ECSE) should provide data to answer. The answers to these questions serve various functions, including supporting the state agency in effectively administering the program, meeting accountability requirements for EI and ECSE, […]

IDEA Section 618 Data Products

This website publicly reports the IDEA Section 618 data and associated documentation. This site hosts: IDEA Section 618 data files (historical and newly released data); Data Documentation Files which will provide information about the data elements and format of the data files; data notes associated with the IDEA Section 618 data files; and links to […]

Why CEDS?

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This presentation highlights the purpose and benefits of using Common Education Data Standards (CEDS). Published by Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) Link to Presentation

CEDS 101

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This presentation introduces the Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) project and provides information on the purpose of the projects, the parts of a CEDS Standard, and the tools for using and integrating the standards. Presented by Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) Link to Presentation

CEDS Version 4

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This 2013 set of voluntary data standards is the newest version of CEDS which includes additions to the early learning, K12, and post-secondary elements and expands CEDS into adult education and workforce. Published by: Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) Link to Tool

CEDS Connect Tool

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This tool allows users to find and create “Connections” among data elements to address practical applications across the P-20W environment, for example, answering policy questions, calculating metrics and indicators, and reporting to the federal government. Currently, the tool addresses four policy questions in early learning. Link to Tool

Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) Align Tool

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This tool allows users to map their own data dictionary to CEDS. Published alignments are currently available in the early learning domain for 3 states. Align also offers individual training modules that walk the user through the process of creating or uploading a data dictionary and aligning the data elements with CEDS. This tool allows […]