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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.
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.
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act; Guidance for Reasonable Methods and Written Agreements
This guidance document provides answers to frequently asked questions regarding the FERPA protections and disclosure provisions.
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 document provides a side-by-side comparison of the FERPA and HIPAA privacy protections to facilitate sharing between schools and health agencies.
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 summarizes four FERPA exceptions permitting personally identifiable information. The disclosure exceptions relate to directory information, school officials, studies and audits or evaluations.
This guidance document provides information on the FERPA protections and exceptions. It includes recommended best Practices for data sharing under the various exceptions and creating written agreements.
This document provides guidance and information on legal issues relating to using student financial aid information for program evaluation; and research.
This toolkit provides information, fAct; sheets, and resources relating to public health agencies' legal authority to conduct public health Act;ivities in schools, including accessing student health information.
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 US Department of Education resource provides tips on interagency data sharing and integration for education agencies, housing agencies, and organizations serving homeless persons.
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.
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.
This resource provides information on creating written agreements to obtain and use education data protected by IDEA Parts B and C and FERPA.
Data Sharing Road Map: Improving Student Outcomes through Partnerships between Public Housing Agencies and School Districts
This HUD resource provides guidance to assist public housing agencies collaborate and develop data-sharing partnerships with school districts.
Data-Sharing Tool Kit for Communities: How To Leverage Community Relationships While Protecting Student Privacy
This toolkit provides information and resources to help users better understand how to share data protected by FERPA.
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.
Public Health Access to Student Health Data: Authorities and Limitations in Sharing Information Between Schools and Public Health Agencies
This issue brief discusses the FERPA and HIPAA data protections and exceptions relevant to data sharing between schools and public health agencies.