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Measuring Performance: A Guidance Document for Promise Neighborhoods on Collecting Data and Reporting Results

This resource provides a process for Promise Neighborhood grantees to establish data systems and processes to collect and report data required by the Government Performance and Results Act; (GPRA).

Year 2013

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Minnesota Statutes Governing Data Classification and Sharing

This resource summarizes key Minnesota state laws relating to data sharing.

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New York State Privacy & Confidentiality Toolkit

This toolkit provides resources for government agencies to share information and facilitate the creation of a Child Health Passport.

Year 2014

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Clark County Information Sharing Guide

This resource provides guidance relating to Inter-Agency data sharing; for juvenile justice reform in Washington state.

Year 2012

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Connecting the Dots: The Promise of Integrated Data Systems for Policy Analysis and Systems Reform

This resource provides an overview of the legal, ethical, scientific, and economic challenges associated with creating integrated data systems for inter-agency collaborations and research.

Year 2010

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Conquering the Trials and Tribulations of Data Sharing and Linking

This slide deck provides information on legal and policy considerations and misconceptions related to early childhood integrated data systems, including lessons learned from early childhood data systems implemented in Connecticut and North Carolina.

Year 2014

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Legal Agreements & Supporting Documents

This online resource provides a brief overview of the importance of data use agreements and contrAct;s in obtaining and using administrative data, and it contains links to sector-specific resources and example agreements.

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Administration for Children and Families (ACF) Confidentiality Toolkit

This toolkit to assist governments promote coordination and collaboration between various governmental agencies and programs relating to children and families.

Year 2014

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Rising to the Challenge: Building Effective Systems for Young Children and Families, a BUILD E-Book

This resource provides information on creating linked data systems relating to early learning and development.

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Roadmap for Foster Care and K/12 Data Linkages Key Focus Areas to Ensure Quality Implementation

This resource provides guidance on linking education and foster care data. It provides detailed description of general issues relating to data sharing.

Year 2017

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Sharing Data for Better Results: A Guide to Building Integrated Data Systems Compatible with Federal Privacy Laws

This toolkit provides guidance on federal data protection laws to government employees and elected officials to facilitate the integration of data systems and government services.

Year 2014

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Strength in Numbers: Supporting Quality Improvement in Early Care and Education Programs through Linking Administrative Data

This resource describes challenges in linking administrative data relating to early care and education programs and provides specific strategies to address them.

Year 2016

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Unemployment Insurance (UI) Data Sharing

This resource provides a brief overview of New York's UI Data sharing Bill (S5773A). The resource describes the new uses for unemployment insurance data permitted under the bill under NYS Labor Law Labor Law 537.

Year 2013

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Data Policy Toolkit: Implementing the State Blueprint

This issue brief argues for the creation of longitudinal data systems and proposes that states adopt legislation; to remove policy barriers and authorize data sharing.

Year 2016

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Many Missing Pieces: The Difficult Task of Linking Early Childhood Data and School-Based Data Systems

This issue brief discusses various challenges to linking education and early childhood data. I provides a brief overview of a few federal laws protecting education and early childhood data.

Year 2010

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Models for Change Information Sharing Tool Kit

This toolkit provides information for jurisdictions seeking to share data to support juvenile justice reform efforts.

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Nebraska Codified Law Review Information Sharing Initiative

This resource summarizes key Nebraska state laws relating to data sharing.

Year 2010

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Joint Guidance on Data Matching to Facilitate WIOA Performance Reporting and Evaluation

This joint guidance from the US Departments of Labor and Education discusses compliance issues associated with linked education data with unemployment compensation data and vocational rehabilitation data.

Year 2016

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SLDS Issue Brief: Sources and Linking Strategies for Employment Data

This issue brief describes different strategies for linking employment data, education data, and other social service data.

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Summary of Selected Federal Laws and Regulations Addressing Confidentiality, Privacy and Security

This resource provides a summary of nearly 50 different federal laws relating to data protection in different sectors.

Year 2010

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The Integration of Early Childhood Data State Profiles and A Report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the U.S. Department of Education

This resource provides information relating to the creation of early childhood integrated data systems using existing administrative data to state governments.

Year 2016

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