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Centralized vs. Federated: State Approaches to P-20W+ Data Systems Updated

May 20, 2017 | National Center for Education Statistics

Centralized vs. Federated: State Approaches to P-20W+ Data Systems Updated

This document is intended to help state agencies through the process of determining whether a centralized or federated model (or a hybrid approach) will best suit their environment and stakeholder needs. This issue brief addresses key questions that should be considered early in the development of a P-20W+ system and describes how federated and centralized […]

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Early Childhood Data Governance in Action! An Introduction

May 20, 2017 | National Center for Education Statistics

Early Childhood Data Governance in Action! An Introduction

Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems (ECIDS) allow agencies and programs to efficiently collect and use robust information about state and local early childhood programs, workforce, and child outcomes. Data governance provides a means to establish a common vision for early childhood data use in the state, with key policy and program decisions supporting that vision. […]

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SLDS Brief – P-20W Data Governance Challenge

May 20, 2017 | National Center for Education Statistics

SLDS Brief – P-20W Data Governance Challenge

In general, data governance refers to the overall management of the availability, usability, integrity, quality, and security of data. It is both an organizational process and a structure. Data governance establishes responsibility for data, organizing program area/agency staff to collaboratively and continuously improve data quality through the systematic creation and enforcement of policies, roles, responsibilities, […]

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SLDS Issue Brief – Considerations for Collecting New Data Elements

May 20, 2017 | National Center for Education Statistics

SLDS Issue Brief – Considerations for Collecting New Data Elements

This brief provides a checklist of important steps and considerations for teams to address when adding and using new data in their data systems. The considerations are presented in the context of collecting data elements that have not been collected in the past, although many of these steps can also be applied to revising existing […]

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Student Data Privacy: A Toolkit for Connecticut School Districts

May 20, 2017 | Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology

Student Data Privacy: A Toolkit for Connecticut School Districts

Members of the Data & Privacy Advisory Council of the Connecticut Commission for Educational Technology have assembled this list of research and resources to assist our state’s K – 12 school districts in adopting best practices regarding the protection of student data accessible to third parties. This work stemmed from requests from school leaders for […]

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CT Data Protection and Privacy Frequently Asked Questions

May 20, 2017 | Connecticut State Department of Education

CT Data Protection and Privacy Frequently Asked Questions

This guidance is an overview of how the state of Connecticut complies with all federal laws including Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), state statutes, and guidelines to protect confidential data.

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Model: DC Nonregulatory Guidance: Confidentiality of Student Information

May 20, 2017 | DC Office of the State Superintendent of Education

Model: DC Nonregulatory Guidance: Confidentiality of Student Information

The Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE), Division of Specialized Education (DSE), issued the “Confidentiality of Student Information Policy” on January 27, 2014. The Policy is effective as of March 3, 2014. All local education agencies (LEAs) and applicable public agencies are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality of personally identifiable information in the […]

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