Tag Archives: Data Sharing

What do IDEA and FERPA tell us about Data Sharing?

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This 2014 webinar is a reprisal of a popular session from our 2014 Improving Data, Improving Outcomes conference. Presenters from the U.S. Department of Education share information on current issues and guidance on IDEA and FERPA requirements regarding data sharing and confidentiality. The session includes highlights and recent guidance from the Part B and Part […]

Conquering the Trials and Tribulations of Data Sharing and Linking

Presenters: Robin Nelson, Baron Rodriguez, Linda Goodman, & Sherry Franklin This 2014 presentation provides information on requirements and best practices for data sharing agreements. Panelists from two states discuss key decisions in sharing and linking data across early childhood programs, the policy considerations related to those decisions, and lessons learned from their efforts. Presentation: Conquering […]

Confidentiality Issues: Addressing Questions about Sharing Data among Organizations


This 2014 document summarizes a webinar on common questions and considerations related to sharing data about children (for example, when inputting of developmental screening results and other sensitive child-level data into a statewide database). Published by: The Early Learning Challenge Technical Assistance Program (ELC TA) Confidentiality Issues: Addressing Questions about Sharing Data among Organizations (PDF)

Data Sharing: Federal TA Efforts, What We Know & What We Need to Know

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Conference: OSEP Leadership Date: July 2013 Presenters: Sharon Walsh, Jennifer Tschantz, Evelyn Shaw, & Baron Rodriguez This presentation provides an overview of Federal TA investments funded to assist in privacy rules and practices related to sharing data across systems. Presenters from the DaSy, PTAC, and ECTA Centers will provide information from their Centers and describe […]

Written Agreement Checklist

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This 2015 revision of a 2012 document summarizes the requirements for the written agreements under the studies exception and the audit or evaluation exception as specified in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Published by: Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Written Agreement Checklist