Tag Archives: Policy

Linking EHDI and Part C Data Webinar

August 28, 2019 This interactive webinar highlights stories from Part C Coordinators who have or are developing collaborative data sharing agreements that allow them to share Part C data with their Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Program (EHDI). This webinar also allows participants to express their challenges and/or issues and as a group and brainstorm […]

State Early Childhood Inclusion Self-Assessment

This 2017 self-assessment tool provides a framework for examining key aspects of a State infrastructure that are useful for promoting high quality inclusive practices, programs and policies. The sections of the self-assessment are organized by the nine state recommendations of the Policy Statement on Inclusion of Children with Disabilities in Early Childhood Programs (2015). Published […]

Including Early Intervention in Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems: Lessons Learned and Benefits Realized

Conference: International Society on Early Intervention (ISEI) Date: June 2016 Presenters: Missy Coffey Cochenour, Kathleen Hebbeler, & Abby Winer Schachner In the last decade there has been a policy shift in the United States to build more powerful data systems to improve services and outcomes for all young children including those with disabilities. In this […]

Data Linkages Between Part C and Part B – Transition Notification

This 2016 state spotlight describes how Kansas and Wisconsin implemented changes to their data systems and program practices to meet new IDEA notification requirements for the transition from Part C to Part B. It also provides implications for other states’ consideration to promote effective and responsive transition for children with disabilities and their families. By […]

Critical Questions About Early Intervention and Early Childhood Special Education

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This 2015 resource compiles a set of Critical Questions that a quality state data system for early intervention (EI) or early childhood special education (ECSE) should provide data to answer. The answers to these questions serve various functions, including supporting the state agency in effectively administering the program, meeting accountability requirements for EI and ECSE, […]

Evidence-Based Policymaking: A Guide for Effective Government

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This 2014 report outlines the first comprehensive framework that policymakers can follow to build a system of evidence-based governing. By leveraging the power of this approach, governments can reduce wasteful spending, expand innovative programs, and strengthen accountability. The report presents five key components to implementing evidence-based policymaking: Program assessment, budget development, implementation oversight, outcome monitoring, […]

Making Data Meaningful

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This 2013 article provides commentary on how the conversations people are having about education data have changed. It provides key components of effective data-sharing practices. Published by Harvard Family Research Project Making Data Meaningful