Category Archives: 2013

Measuring Implementation at Multiple Systems Levels

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This brief is written for early childhood researchers, program developers, and funders and seeks to introduce the importance of measuring implementation at multiple system levels and proposes tools for doing so, including a cascading logic model that makes connections between the outcomes and resources of different systems. The brief uses two illustrative examples: (1) a […]

Developing an Effective Evaluation Report

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This workbook is written for public health program managers, administrators, and evaluators to support their construction of an effective evaluation report. It encourages a shared understanding of what constitutes a final evaluation report for people with all levels of evaluation experience. The workbook outlines six steps for report development and provides worksheets and examples for […]

Data Sharing Through Parent Portals: An Exploration of Parental Motivation, Data Use, and the Promise of Prolonged Parent Involvement.

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This 2013 article discusses a study on how and why parents used an SIS portal. It provides a brief overview of what a Student Information System (SIS) is and recommendations for using the parent portal for engaging in children’s learning. Published by Harvard Family Research Project Data Sharing Through Parent Portals: An Exploration of Parental […]

Making Data Meaningful

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This 2013 article provides commentary on how the conversations people are having about education data have changed. It provides key components of effective data-sharing practices. Published by Harvard Family Research Project Making Data Meaningful

CEDS Version 4

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This 2013 set of voluntary data standards is the newest version of CEDS which includes additions to the early learning, K12, and post-secondary elements and expands CEDS into adult education and workforce. Published by: Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) CEDS Version 4