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 […]
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 […]
IDEA Data Center’s (IDC’s) data template provides SEAs and LEAs the opportunity to see in real-time the percentages of their children ages 3-5 attending and receiving services in specific educational environments. Simply enter the LEA 618 educational environments data on the data tab and the percentages will be calculated and displayed on the percentage tab. […]
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
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 […]
On Friday, February 26, the U.S. Department of Education published a set of frequently asked questions (FAQs) about Transitioning to the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). Find guidance about ESEA flexibility, Title I programs, and more on the Department’s website at http://www2.ed.gov/policy/elsec/leg/essa/faq/essa-faqs.pdf.
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 […]
The webinar slides and recording from ECTA Center’s February 18 webinar, Preschool Inclusion: What’s the Evidence, What Gets in the Way, and What do High-Quality Programs Look Like? are now available on the ECTA website.
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.
Our newest publication, Using Fiscal Data to Inform a State’s Part C Allocation Methodology is designed to provide state Part C staff with guidance on using fiscal data to analyze and revise their allocation methodology. This is the third in a series of DaSy documents on using fiscal data in the management of a state’s […]