Other Resources for Data Use Examples

How States Use Data to Inform Decisions

July 19, 2019 | The Pew Charitable Trusts

How States Use Data to Inform Decisions

While researchers have explored the use of administrative data in various areas of state government (for example, identifying frequent users of emergency services), little has been published on this trend more broadly. As state leaders seek to harness data in innovative ways, what common themes, noteworthy successes, and notable challenges have the 50 states experienced […]

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Data Ethics Framework

July 17, 2019 | UK Department of Digital, Cultural, Media and Sport

Data Ethics Framework

This Data Ethics Framework sets out clear principles for how data should be used in the public sector. It will help us maximize the value of data whilst also setting the highest standards for transparency and accountability when building or buying new data technology.  

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Forum Guide to Early Warning Systems

May 22, 2019 | National Forum on Education Statistics

Forum Guide to Early Warning Systems

The Forum Guide to Early Warning Systems provides information and best practices to help education agencies plan, develop, implement, and use an early warning system in their agency to inform interventions that improve student outcomes. The document includes a review of early warning systems and their use in education agencies and explains the role of […]

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Mitigating Data System Perceptions: Good and Bad (2015 Best Practices Conference)

April 30, 2019 | SLDS Grant Program

Mitigating Data System Perceptions: Good and Bad (2015 Best Practices Conference)

PowerPoint and worksheet from the 2015 Best Practices Conference workshop “Mitigating Data System Perceptions: Good and Bad.” Materials help identify perceptions that are barriers and aids to maximizing data system value; explore strategies that can mitigate barriers; and outline a plan for next steps.

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Thinking beyond the School Day: How Secure Data Sharing and Community Partnerships Can Improve Student Learning

April 19, 2019 | Data Quality Campaign

Thinking beyond the School Day: How Secure Data Sharing and Community Partnerships Can Improve Student Learning

Learning doesn’t end at 3 p.m. or in June, and neither should data-driven support for students. Communities across the country are recognizing out-of-school time (OST) programs as key partners to provide students not only important enrichment and academic services but also targeted supports and expanded learning opportunities. This policy brief highlights the value of school-community […]

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Data + Out-of-School Time Partnerships = Student Success

April 19, 2019 | Data Quality Campaign

Data + Out-of-School Time Partnerships = Student Success

Learning doesn’t end at 3 p.m. or in June, and neither should data-driven support for students. These resources show what is possible when schools and out-of-school time (OST) partners collaborate and securely share information to support student learning. When the adults working with students both in and out of the classroom have the information they […]

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Data Systems Overview: A focus on Student Level Data Systems and Privacy

April 19, 2019 | New Hampshire Department of Education

Data Systems Overview: A focus on Student Level Data Systems and Privacy

The NH DoE has developed data collection policies, processes and procedures to strengthen education. This document will walk you through a historical summary describing the evolution of today’s system; a summary of what data is collected and used by schools and the public (both data maintained in the State Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) as well […]

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New Lesson Plans for Educators: Privacy Rights, Digital Literacy and Online Safety

April 15, 2019 | Media Smarts

New Lesson Plans for Educators: Privacy Rights, Digital Literacy and Online Safety

This resource provides lesson plans for educators and students to learn more about privacy and digital citizenship as applied to the classroom. The three modules are titled, “Getting the Toothpaste Back into the Tube: A Lesson on Online Information,” “Know the Deal: The Value of Privacy,” “Privacy Rights of Children and Teens”.

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