Category Archives: News Item Archive

New DaSy Resource: Transition Notification

Our new publication, Data Linkages Between Part C and Part B: Transition Notification “spotlights” how Kansas and Wisconsin implemented changes to their data systems and program practices to meet new IDEA notification requirements for the transition from Part C to Part B.

Strategies for Communicating with Families

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This Thursday, April 21st at 3 pm EDT, join Kiersten Beigel from the Office of Head Start and Brandi Black Thacker from the National Center on Parent, Family, and Community Engagement to learn about strategies for communicating and connecting with families. Kiersten and Brandi will use the Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Framework […]

CEDS Version 6 available for public comment

The draft of the Version 6 Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) has been released for public comment. There are 43 Updated Elements (over 400 with updated context information) and 21 New Elements. In total, the proposed CEDS Version 6 includes over 1,400 unduplicated data element definitions. All are encouraged to review the draft standards and […]

New FAQs for SSIP Phase II

On Friday, March, 11, the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) posted a new Phase II FAQ Document. This document provides answers to questions about the completion and submission of the State Systemic Improvement Plan. Find the FAQs on the GRADS360 website.

ENHANCE webinar recording and materials available

Validity of the Child Outcomes Summary (COS) Process Data: An Overview of Findings from the ENHANCE Project, held March 2, 2016, provided an overview of final results from the ENHANCE project. Four studies conducted in eight states provided information about the implementation and validity of COS information for accountability and program improvement. The streaming presentation […]

Module access problems — sorry about that!

Earlier this week, we had some technical difficulties with our online learning modules for Stakeholder Engagement in Data System Initiatives and the Child Outcomes Summary Process. We apologize for any gaps in their availability; they should be working fine now. If you are unable to access a DaSy module for which you have registered, please […]

DaSy Presentations from OSEP Virtual Leadership

Our leadership provided some of the content for the Foundational Pre-Work for the 2016 OSEP Virtual Leadership Conference. You can find our presentations on The Importance of Personnel Data, Using Data to Reduce Suspension and Expulsion of Young Children, and Cross-State Learning and Good Data on our Presentations page.