New Launched Webpage—Data Meeting Toolkit!
IDC is pleased to announce the launch of the Data Meeting Toolkit webpage! This toolkit is a suite of tools that groups can use to guide conversation around data and support databased decisionmaking.
Updated Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) Fiscal and Student Data Tracker Tools!
IDC and the Center for IDEA Fiscal Reporting (CIFR) have updated Using the Coordinated Early Intervening Services (CEIS) Fiscal and Student Data Tracker Tools.
New Part C Indicator Data Display Wizard!
The Part C Indicator Data Display Wizard provides users with various chart options for displaying complex data in user-friendly, easy-to-follow formats.
New Business Rules Documentation Protocol!
The Business Rules Documentation Protocol is a customizable Excel workbook states can use for documenting, recording, and communicating existing business rules or data quality validation checks they perform during the collection and validation of IDEA Part B and Part C data.
Check out The Interactive Public Reporting Engine!
The Interactive Public Reporting Engine provides an interactive way for states to meet federally mandated IDEA data public reporting requirements.
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“A lack of clarity could put the brakes on any journey to success.” —Steve Maraboli
Keep in mind,
- The same term can mean different things to different people
- Establishing mutual understanding of data elements is critical
- Data element definitions ensure clear user understanding of
- What is being collected
- What is not being collected
- Whether a given data element is appropriate for a specific use
- Conclusions drawn from analysis of clearly defined data are more valid and reliable