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Take a Look at Your Child Outcomes Data Profile

Data Linking

Having high-quality child outcomes data is more important than ever. The data are a focus of accountability in OSEP’s Results Driven Accountability Initiative. State early intervention and preschool special education programs collect and use these data to measure progress towards program-level and system-wide outcomes.

Five Considerations for Potential Data Linking Partners

Check out our blog post: Five Considerations for Potential Data Linking Partners Part C and Part B 619 program personnel have many opportunities to link data with partner programs (e.g., early hearing detection and intervention, quality rating and improvement system). Data linking partnerships can yield significant benefits, such as administrative efficiencies and access to additional […]

Why Link Data?

The first blog post in our data linking 2-part series is out! Given the extra time and effort it takes, find out why some programs pursue data linking. Review the benefits two agencies in Alaska experienced as a result of linking their child welfare data with their Part C data. Read the blog post

New 619 Child Outcomes Data Completeness Calculator

This 619 Child Outcomes Data Completeness Calculator is an Excel template that determines the percent of children exiting the program with complete child outcomes data as a proportion of the 3 – 5 child count. The calculator is designed to support state staff in monitoring child outcomes data completeness across programs. Go to the 619 […]