Tag Archives: DU4

Perspectives on Data Use

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Listen to how important data are! The scope and complexity of data collected by Part C programs have significantly increased in the 30 years since IDEA Part C and Part B 619 began. Stakeholders of Part C programs now have unprecedented opportunities to use data to inform administrative operations, reporting, monitoring, continuous program improvement, and […]

Maryland: Establishing Partnerships to Build Data Use Capacity

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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 […]

Moving Maryland Forward: Birth through Five system of services for children with disabilities and their families

This 2016 booklet from Maryland provides an example of a data analysis product for a broader audience, including families and legislative representatives. The following elements of Data Use are addressed: DU1c, Pages 13-18 DU1e, DU3a, DU3d, DU4a, & DU6a, entire document DU3b, Pages 12-14, 16 DU5a, Pages 4-9, 10, 12, 14 Published by: Maryland Department […]

The Special Data Dissemination Standard

This 2013 document is a standard of best dissemination practices for subscribing nations to guide the public release of economic information but the principles can be applied to special education information as well. For state or local organizations using the DaSy Data System Framework to improve their own data use, note that portions of this […]

Managing Data Talk: A Workbook

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 application of this framework. The […]

Developing an Effective Dissemination Plan

This 2001 document is a seminal resource on effective dissemination. This document was developed to help researchers design and articulate their knowledge dissemination plan when applying for and receiving a NCDDR grant. For state or local organizations using the DaSy Data System Framework to improve their own data use, note that this document is exceptionally […]