Category Archives: 2012

Modeling Change in Large-Scale Longitudinal Studies of Educational Growth: Four Decades of Contributions to the Assessment of Educational Growth

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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 […]

Pre K-3rd: Next Steps for State Longitudinal Data Systems

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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)

Using Data in Multi-Agency Collaborations: Guiding Performance to Ensure Accountability and Improve Programs

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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 […]