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This resource provides guidance on linking education and foster care data. It provides detailed description of general issues relating to data sharing.
This resource provides information on creating linked data systems relating to early learning and development.
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.
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.
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.
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).
This toolkit to assist governments promote coordination and collaboration between various governmental agencies and programs relating to children and families.
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.
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.
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.
This resource provides a summary of nearly 50 different federal laws relating to data protection in different sectors.
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.
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.
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.
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.