A new report, Early Childhood Data: Responding to COVID-19 and Building for the Future, was released today by the Data Quality Campaign and Foresight Law + Policy.
This webinar describes the IES Using Longitudinal Data to Support State Policymaking grant program (84.305S) which supports state education agencies’ (SEAs’) use of their longitudinal data systems to generate evidence for making policy decisions
The ECTA and DaSy technical assistance (TA) centers are now recruiting for a technical assistance opportunity focused on improving the capacity of Part B/619 programs to improve their Local Education Agencies (LEAs) ability to collect, report, and use high quality child outcomes data.
Conference: STATS-DC Data Conference Date: July 2019 Presenters: Kerry Friedman, Lisa Backer, and Susan Zeiders Preschool children are expelled at three times the rate of K-12 students with African-American children and boys expelled at disproportionate rates. States have been implementing strategies to address these troubling statistics but collecting reliable data is challenging. There are no common […]
Conference: National Early Childhood Inclusion Institute Date: May 2019 Presenters: Margaret Gillis, Kathleen Hebbeler This presentation includes information of basic information principles related to evaluating practice implementation, features of high-quality tools and methods for evaluating practice implementation, strategies for making evaluation of practice implementation more practical and strategies for summarizing data on practice implementation for different […]
This webinar includes best practices in collecting, analyzing and sharing qualitative data with an example from Louisiana’s SSIP work. This webinar also shares resources to support qualitative methods and an activity for participants to practice analyzing qualitative data. Presented by Megan Cox, Kerry Friedman, Brenda Sharp and Debbie Shaver in January 2019 Webinar Recording Webinar […]
In this webinar, ECTA and DaSy staff discussed results from the latest national child outcomes analysis. They reviewed national estimates, state variations in performance, and provided a quick refresher on how to interpret the state data quality reports. New TA resources related to child outcomes data collection, reporting, and use were also shared. Presented by […]
Qualitative data can provide valuable information that complements quantitative findings in assessing progress, identifying successes and challenges, and making adjustments to improve services. This session will share best practices in collecting, analyzing, and sharing qualitative data, and an example from Louisiana. Presenters will share resources to support qualitative methods and participants will engage in a […]
This 2018 report provides a broad overview of what qualitative research methods are, as well as examples and suggestions for collection high-quality qualitative data. Additionally, the report offers examples of two states using qualitative methods for their SSIP evaluation. By Debra Shaver, Megan Cox, Robert A. Ruggiero, and Traci Kutaka Link to Document (PDF)
This webinar introduces a new resource, the Local Child Outcomes Measurement System (L-COMS). The L-COMS can support local programs, such as Early Intervention programs or school districts, in examining and improving their systems for collecting, analyzing and using child outcomes data. This self-assessment numerically rates the current status of the local system and allows for […]