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Dabbling in the Data

This resource is an introductory guide with activities to engage stakeholders in understanding data analysis and using data. The activities use practical examples of data readily available in everyday life to explain data analysis concepts such as mean, median, trend data, and qualitative data concepts. Dabbling in the Data

Improving the lives of young children through data


This Early Childhood Data Collaborative (ECDC) brief highlights projects implemented in three states to integrate education, health, and/or social services data in order to inform policies that influence the lives of young children and their families. The Annie E. Casey Foundation (AECF) funded KIDS COUNT organizations in the states of Mississippi (MS), Minnesota (MN), and […]

Outcomes Measurement

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This collection of resources from the Early Childhood Technical Assistance Center (ECTA) can be used to analyze child and family outcomes and to measure associated meaningful differences using calculators developed by ECTA. ECTA Outcomes Measurement Resources

Part C Exiting Toolkit

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This IDEA Data Center (IDC) Toolkit allows users to access five different downloadable forms that will assist in the documentation of their Part C Exiting Process and provides checklists they can use to ensure high-quality data. The toolkit also contains the Part C Exiting Counts app and links to documents that use Part C Exiting […]

IDEA Data Quality: Outlier Analyses Tools

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These IDEA Data Center products are designed to be used by the state personnel responsible for the IDEA 618 and/or 616 data. They include a brief that introduces the principles of outlier analysis, a tutorial on completing an outlier analysis, and a tool state staff can use to conduct outlier analyses with their local data. […]

Data Meeting Protocol

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This 2018 IDEA Data Center (IDC) tool provides a simple structure that state and local teams can use to guide conversations around data. It details steps to follow before, during, and after meetings to support data-informed decisionmaking. IDC Data Meeting Protocol

Chicago’s Pay for Success Program Evaluation: Year 3

Launched in 2014, this innovative public-private partnership expands Chicago Public Schools’ Child-Parent Center (CPC) program, making it possible for more than 2,600 kids and their families to benefit from CPC’s high-quality early childhood and parent engagement services. For each year of the program, the program’s independent evaluator releases a report of student performance across kindergarten […]