A new report, Early Childhood Data: Responding to COVID-19 and Building for the Future, was released today by the Data Quality Campaign and Foresight Law + Policy.
The ECTA and DaSy technical assistance (TA) centers are now recruiting for a technical assistance opportunity focused on improving the capacity of Part B/619 programs to improve their Local Education Agencies (LEAs) ability to collect, report, and use high quality child outcomes data.
The U.S. Department of Education has provided answers to questions that school officials may have had concerning the disclosure of personally identifiable information from students’ education records to outside entities when addressing the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
The U.S. Department of Education and the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released updated joint guidance addressing the application of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy Rule to records maintained on students.
During these unprecedented times, DaSy is offering a space for Part C Data Managers to come together and discuss the impact of COVID-19 on state and local data. Join us Monday, April 27 and Monday May 11 from 2:00 – 2:50 ET to share the current status of the data-related issues in your state, your challenges, and learn about the current updates on the DaSy, ECTA, and OSEP websites.
OSEP announced a new initiative featuring a series of products called OSEP Fast Facts. The first Fast Facts looks at data surrounding students with autism.
The proposed FY 2020-2025 SPP/APR information collections have been published in the Federal Register and are open for comments until April 20.
We offer user-friendly resources on topics including Data Governance and Management, Including IFSP Information in Your Data System, Building Stakeholder Knowledge about Data, Data Visualization, and Data Culture. Each is filled with knowledge-building activities, important considerations for state agencies, and tools you can use. Check them out: DaSy Toolkits
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
The DaSies are blooming! Visit our Fresh DaSy Resources page to see the latest publications and resources to help support the development and enhancement of high-quality early childhood data systems.