Tag Archives: Longitudinal

Longitudinal Summary Statements Graphing Templates

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These Microsoft Excel templates allow states to create longitudinal graphs of their state’s summary statements. After entering state summary statement data into the worksheet, users can copy and paste the graphs into other files such as presentations and reports. This longitudinal graphing template can also be used as part of a state’s initial broad data […]

Using Publicly Available Data to Make Program Decisions: One State’s Example

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Conference: Division for Early Childhood’s 33rd Annual International Conference on Young Children with Special Needs and Their Families Date: October 2017 Presenters: Dominique Tunzi, Cornelia Taylor, Megan Cox, & Lisa Backer This poster illustrates an example of how statewide Early Childhood Longitudinal Data Systems or other longitudinal data systems can be used to answer program […]

Connecting the Dots 2009 Webinar series

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This website includes presentations and resources from a NAECS-SDE hosted webinar series focused on early childhood data. Although some of resources are dated the topics covered are still relevant, including how to make longitudinal data work for young children and early childhood data collected by different federal programs. Published by the National Association of Early […]

Types of Data Systems

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This 2015 brief describes and compares four common types of data systems that support data from Part C/619 programs: static/reporting, transactional, federated, and centralized. By Tate Gould, Amy Nicholas, Tony Ruggiero, William Blandford, Sara Thayer, & Bruce Bull Link to Document (PDF)

Modeling Change in Large-Scale Longitudinal Studies of Educational Growth: Four Decades of Contributions to the Assessment of Educational Growth

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This 2012 paper documents the innovations developed during more than 30 years of working with longitudinal studies based on national samples. In addition to describing these innovations, it provides their rationale and presents some empirical results in their support. Published by Educational Testing Service (ETS). Link to Document (PDF)

Early Childhood Data Collaborative’s (ECDC’s) 10 Fundamentals of coordinated state ECE data systems.

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This 2010 webpage outlines ECDC’s 10 Fundamentals for building coordinated state early childhood data systems and includes specific examples of what states are doing in each area . These Fundamentals are the backbone of the data systems, but based on a state’s unique interests and political realities, state stakeholders may choose to include additional information […]