2019 NCES STATS-DC Data Conference

Highlights of the conference included

  • Discussions on technical and policy issues related to the collection, maintenance, and use of education data for education researchers, policymakers, and data system managers from all levels of government who want to share innovations in the design and implementation of education data collections and information systems; 
  • Informative sessions on the CCD, data collection, data linking beyond K-12, data management, data privacy, data quality, data standards, data use (analytical), data use (instructional), fiscal data, SLDS, and changes in how the U.S. Department of Education collects and uses data; and 
  • Updates on federal and state activities affecting data collection and reporting, with a focus on information about the best new approaches in collecting, reporting, and using education statistics. 


IDC held the following presentations and poster sessions at the conference: 

1. Thursday, July 25th, 1:45-2:45—Using IDEA Data Quality Reports to Drive Program Improvement—Boyd Crain Davis 

2. Friday, July 26th, 9:00-10:00—Conquering the Challenges of Data Quality and Management Through Collaboration—Edora 

3. Thursday, July 25th, 4:15-5:15—Supporting States in Improving Local Data Quality—Reynolds 

4. Thursday, July 25th, 1:45-2:45—State of the States: Using 618 Data to Explore Trends in Special Education and Early Intervention—Moore