This report is a comprehensive compilation and analysis of the most recent and reliable national and state-by-state data on population, poverty, family structure, family income, health, nutrition, early childhood development, education, child welfare, juvenile justice, and gun violence. Published by Children’s Defense Fund (CDF)
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This 2019 online interactive resource offers an easy-to-understand video that explains how the child outcomes data that local programs collect are converted to the national data reported by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). It also includes a set of calculators to help users explore how the data are converted, […]
This Early Childhood Data Collaborative (ECDC) brief highlights projects implemented in three states to integrate education, health, and/or social services data in order to inform policies that influence the lives of young children and their families. The Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) funded KIDS COUNT organizations in the states of Mississippi (MS), Minnesota (MN), and […]
The Child Find Funnel Chart tool is an Excel template for displaying data about infants and toddlers at each step of the Part C process, from referral through exit, for a set of infants and toddlers referred within a specified time span. On the Enter Data worksheet, you enter data for the entire state, an […]
Our popular Data Governance and Management Toolkit is now available in PDF form! Now you can share individual sections or the full toolkit with colleagues in hard copy form, as well as online. Simply look for the green PDF links at the top right of each section of the Toolkit.
Early Steps is Florida’s early intervention (Part C) system that offers services to eligible infants and toddlers, age birth to 36 months, who have or are at-risk for developmental disabilities or delays. This state-developed infographic describes Florida’s State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP), including their State-identified Measurable Result (SiMR), infrastructure improvement areas, improvement strategies, SSIP activities, […]
This state-developed infographic describes Arizona’s Early Intervention Program, identifies its State-identified Measurable Result (SiMR), Theory of Action, and Infrastructure Improvement Strategies. It also shows how Arizona’s Team Based Early Intervention Services align with the DEC Recommended Practices. Download a PDF of the Arizona Part C SSIP inforgraphic.
This November 2018 report from the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ) and the Center for the Study of Social Policy offers case studies from Indianola, Mississippi; Ventura County, California; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania using their early childhood data in clear and important ways to tailor more effective interventions and yield better results. Key themes […]
Guidelines for Developing Data Sharing Agreements to Use State Administrative Data for Early Care and Education Research, published in June of 2018, offers information for state agencies on how to develop a data sharing agreement, what the components should include, resources, and examples of state agreements.