Tag Archives: Data Standards

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 […]

The ABCs of Data Dictionaries

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This 2014 brief provides an overview of the basic components of a data dictionary and is designed to educate and inform IDEA Part C and Part B 619 state staff about the purpose and benefits of having up-to-date data dictionaries for their data systems. By Tate Gould, Amy Nicholas, William Blandford, Tony Ruggiero, Mary Peters, […]

Why CEDS for Part C and 619: The Benefits of Using Common Education Data Standards

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Presenters: Meredith Miceli, Lisa Backer, & Suzanne Raber This 2013 presentation helps participants understand the benefits of using common data elements and definitions in their early childhood data systems. Tools developed by the Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) initiative are demonstrated to illustrate the power of shared data dictionaries, shared evaluation and research questions, and […]