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New interactive resources for child outcomes data

This 2019 online interactive resource offers an easy-to-understand video that explains how the child outcomes data that local programs collect are converted to the national data reported by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP). It also includes a set of calculators to help users explore how the data are converted, […]

New Tip Sheet Series

This tip sheet series provides concise guidance for collecting and analyzing high-quality data on the implementation of evidence-based practices. The content was designed for staff of state and local early intervention (IDEA Part C) and preschool programs for children with disabilities (IDEA Part B 619), but it is relevant for anyone evaluating the implementation of […]

2019 State Learning Opportunities

We’re offering several exciting new opportunities for you to deepen your knowledge and build state capacity around data topics in 2019. The 2019 State Learning Opportunities flyer lists the new learning groups that are open to states. We know states have many learning opportunities from which to choose, so we recommend that state agency staff […]

Early Childhood Data in Action

Cover: Early Childhood Data in Action: Stories from the Field

This November 2018 report from the National Institute for Children’s Health Quality (NICHQ) and the Center for the Study of Social Policy offers case studies from Indianola, Mississippi; Ventura County, California; and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania using their early childhood data in clear and important ways to tailor more effective interventions and yield better results. Key themes […]

Webinar Materials Available

If you missed our October 4th webinar exploring our new Data Culture Toolkit, you can find it on our website. Learn the five key steps to building a culture of data use in a state or local program. The webinar presentation, recording, and tip sheet are now posted on the DaSy website under Resources > […]

Data Retention and Destruction guidance

It is critical that state Part C and Part B 619 governance policies address record retention and data destruction. The newest section of our Data Governance Toolkit provides guidance, key considerations, and an editable template for creating your state policy. Check out Data Retention and Destruction!