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How Can Partnerships with Higher Education Help Your State Agency Use Early Childhood Data for Decision-Making?

This 2013 session highlights successful collaborations in Ohio to illustrate the value of partnering with universities in bringing together state and local early childhood data to answer key policy questions and inform programming. Presented at the Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference in September 2013. How Can Partnerships with Higher Education Help Your State Agency Use […]

Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Tools and Strategies for Using Child Outcomes Data for Program Improvement

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This session shares ECO-developed tools designed to help state and local programs analyze, interpret, and use outcomes data. Presented at the Improving Data, Improving Outcomes Conference in September 2013. Where the Rubber Hits the Road: Tools and Strategies for Using Child Outcomes Data for Program Improvement Pattern Checking Table Analyzing Child Outcomes Data Guidance Table […]

FAQs Disclosure Avoidance

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This 2012 FAQ document provides general guidance to state and local education agencies about protecting personally identifiable information in education records when publicly reporting student data. Published by: Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) FAQs Disclosure Avoidance

Cloud Computing

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This 2015 update of a 2012 document is designed to assist educational agencies and institutions that are considering using cloud computing solutions for education data. It contains responses to frequently asked questions about meeting necessary data privacy and data security requirements, including compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, to ensure proper protection […]

What Four States Are Doing to Support Local Data-Driven Decision-Making: Policies, Practices, and Programs

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This 2011 report documents how four state education agencies are supporting local data-driven decision-making through their policies, practices, and programs for creating data systems, improving data access and use, and building district and school capacity to use data. Published by: Mid-Atlantic Regional Education Lab (REL) What Four States are Doing to Support Local Data-Driven Decision-Making: […]

Data Security Checklist

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This 2011 document assists stakeholder organizations, such as state and local educational agencies, with developing and maintaining a successful data security program. Published by: Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Data Security Checklist

A Guide to Analyzing Data from the Family Outcomes Survey

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This 2009 document is specifically geared toward analyzing family outcomes using the ECO Survey. However, some analyses can be generalized more broadly. The document reviews the types of analyses that can be done and how they are useful to state and local jurisdictions. The following elements of Data Use are addressed: DU1a & DU6c, entire […]