This 2012 resource, updated in 2017, includes best practices and lessons learned from SLDS grantee states on establishing data governance for data systems spanning early childhood to labor. Published by: State Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) State Support Team (SST) P-20W Data Governance: Tips from the States
This short video from the Connecticut Birth to Three System can help parents and service coordinators with the family survey that is sent out to families in Birth to Three for at least 6 months as of Feb 1st each year.
This 2012 guide contains a set of common questions about Social Impact Bonds (a type of PFS model). Costa, K., Shah, S., Ungar, S., & Social Impact Bonds Working Group. (2012). Frequently asked questions: Social impact bonds. Washington, DC: Center for American Progress.
This is a general information resource about PFS that outlines some of the advantages and challenges of using PFS. Kohli, J., Besharov, D., J., & Costa, K. (2012). What are social impact bonds? An innovative new financing tool for social programs. Washington, DC: Center for American Progress.
This 2012 paper documents the innovations developed during more than 30 years of working with longitudinal studies based on national samples. In addition to describing these innovations, it provides their rationale and presents some empirical results in their support. Published by Educational Testing Service (ETS). Modeling Change in Large-Scale Longitudinal Studies of Educational Growth: Four […]
This 2012 resource provides step-by-step instructions on how to engage, inform, and motivate all audiences when communicating data. Published by Data Resource Center for Child & Adolescent Health (DRC) Making National Survey Data Come Alive
This 2008-2012 webpage displays data from the annual Child Welfare Outcomes Reports. These data provide information on the performance of States in seven child welfare outcome categories. Published by: Children’s Bureau Child Welfare Outcomes Report Data Site
This 2012 policy brief discusses the urgent need to measure children’s educational process from the beginning of Pre K and offers recommendations to overcoming barriers in creating state longitudinal data systems that include Pre K-3rd grade children. Published by: Foundation for Child Development PreK-3rd: Next Steps for State Longitudinal Data Systems (PDF)
This 2012 report examines the results of a comprehensive composite of state-level child well-being data modeled after the Foundation for Child Development’s Child Well-Being Index. Published by: Foundation for Child Development Analyzing State Differences in Child Well-Being (PDF)
This 2012 report is designed to help collaborating organizations anticipate and address the most common challenges associated with multi-agency performance management and electronic data collection systems, offering practical advice including clarifying the purpose of the collaboration and of the data collection effort, determining what data to collect, and choosing a system to use. Published by: Child […]