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Take a Look at Your Child Outcomes Data Profile

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

The second blog post in our data linking 2-part series is out! Learn about data linking opportunities for Part C and/or Part B 619 and explore five considerations potential partners should discuss before entering into a data linking partnership.  Gain access to resources if partners agree to formalize a data linking partnership or continue exploration.

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.

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 […]

New blog post: Embrace the Data Culture!

Access resources to support your team’s efforts to enhance data culture in our first post of a two-part blog series. Read a scenario about a Coordinator immersed in data work who is considering whether her organization has a strong data culture. Read the blog post here