Guidance for building effective culture of data use at state and local levels.
Developing a unified early childhood data system at the state level might be one of the most significant opportunities to improve early childhood policy. This 2017 document from The Ounce of Prevention Fund is just the thing you need to get engaged in that work and fundamentally change state policy on early childhood. View The […]
This 2016 State Spotlight describes the partnership between the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and the Johns Hopkins University Center for Technology in Education to build a statewide longitudinal data system with linkages across early intervention, early childhood special education, school-age special education, and general education. The brief also offers guiding questions for other […]
This 2015 document was developed to help technical assistance (TA) providers and state staff define and limit the scope of data program improvement efforts, including the State Systemic Improvement Plan (SSIP); develop a plan for data analysis; document alternative hypotheses and additional analyses as they are generated; and summarize findings and document results. […]
This 2013 issue brief describes a 7-step process to design and use essential questions in an early childhood data system. Suggested stakeholders, their roles, and how data can be used are included. The following elements of Data Use are addressed: DU1a & DU1b, Page 2 DUlc, Pages 2-4 Published by: Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems (SDLS) […]
This 2011 resource is a guide to data data sharing. Sections include sharing data, data management planning, documenting data, formatting data, storing data, ethics and consent, and copyright. The following elements of Data Use are addressed: DU1a, Page 6 DU2c, Pages 9-10 DU2d, Page 14 Published by: University of Essex Managing and Sharing […]
This 2011 workbook is an accompanying guide to the textbook Making Data Talk: Communicating Public Health Data to the Public, Policy Makers, and the Press (Nelson, Hesse, & Croyle). This guide presents an overview of communication concepts and a framework to communicate data. It also includes examples to illustrate the