Tag Archives: Data Dictionary

The ABCs of Data Dictionaries

This 2014 brief provides an overview of the basic components of a data dictionary and is designed to educate and inform IDEA Part C and Part B 619 state staff about the purpose and benefits of having up-to-date data dictionaries for their data systems. By Tate Gould, Amy Nicholas, William Blandford, Tony Ruggiero, Mary Peters, […]

Why CEDS for Part C and 619: The Benefits of Using Common Education Data Standards

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Presenters: Meredith Miceli, Lisa Backer, & Suzanne Raber This 2013 presentation helps participants understand the benefits of using common data elements and definitions in their early childhood data systems. Tools developed by the Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) initiative are demonstrated to illustrate the power of shared data dictionaries, shared evaluation and research questions, and […]