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Local Contributing Factor Tool for SPP/APR Indicator C-3/B-7

This 2012 document offers general and APR/SPP indicator-specific questions that a local or state team would consider in identifying factors impacting performance by analyzing data related to systems/infrastructure and practitioners/practices.  For state or local programs using the DaSy Data System Framework to improve their own data use, note that the document provides helpful information to address the following quality indicators and elements of quality:

  • DU1b, page 2 helps identify potential data users and how to engage them in data analysis and use to identify local contributing factors
  • DU1c, all pages provide general and APR/SPP indicator specific questions to consider for accountability and program improvement
  • DU1f, all pages could be useful to refer to when considering if revisions are needed to data analysis
  • DU2a, all pages provide general and APR/SPP indicator specific questions to consider for data analysis for accountability and program improvement
  • DU3b, this tool provides a worksheet for capturing information from contributing factors analysis for documentation
  • DU3e, this tool may be useful for evaluating data products to see if there is information not being captured or questions not being answered that may be useful for identifying contributing factors
  • DU5c, DU6c and DU6d, whole document provides drill down questions and worksheets for approaching improvement

Published by: Early Childhood Outcomes Center (ECO Center)

Local Contributing Factor Tool for SPP/APR Indicator C-3/B-7