Author Archives: Elaine Mulligan

About Elaine Mulligan

Elaine Mulligan is a Communications Specialist with the DaSy Center at SRI International.

Education Data 101: A Briefing Book for Policymakers

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This downloadable December 2017 booklet from the Data Quality Campaign is meant to bring policymakers up to speed on major topics they need to know about. Of the eight topics addressed, four are relevant to early childhood data systems: State longitudinal data systems Data linkages Data privacy Empowering parents with data Link to webpage

State learning opportunities from OSEP-funded TA centers

This year, OSEP-funded Early Childhood Technical Assistance (TA) Centers are offering a variety of new opportunities to build individual and state capacity around implementation of IDEA 0-5. This handy list can help as you consider which TA opportunities best fit your needs and priorities: Early Childhood IDEA Centers: 2018 NEW State Learning Opportunities

Updated Data Visualization Toolkit

Our new and improved Data Visualization Toolkit now offers more great resources for your next data visualization project! You’ll find a new section on visualizing qualitative data, more tools in each section, and an updated, user-friendly format.

April Early Learning Newsletter

The latest Early Learning newsletter from the Office of Early Learning and the Office Special Education Programs features news on the Department of Education’s request for input on IDEA Part B Funds for State Data Collection Technical Assistance, information about a series of ParentCamp workshops, a feature on our own Child Outcomes Reports collection, and […]

Chicago’s Pay for Success Program Evaluation: Year 3

Launched in 2014, this innovative public-private partnership expands Chicago Public Schools’ Child-Parent Center (CPC) program, making it possible for more than 2,600 kids and their families to benefit from CPC’s high-quality early childhood and parent engagement services. For each year of the program, the program’s independent evaluator releases a report of student performance across kindergarten […]

New guidance for determining COS ratings

Just released from ECTA Center and DaSy, Age anchoring guidance for determining Child Outcomes Summary (COS) ratings offers detailed guidance on age anchoring basics, the process of age anchoring skills and behaviors, age anchoring tools, special circumstances, and a checklist on age anchoring for the COS process.