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From the ECS State Policy Database: P-3 Data Systems - This policy database—updated weekly—is made possible by your state's fiscal support of the Education Commission of the States....

2013 State of States' Early Childhood Data Systems - Most states cannot answer basic questions about their own children: are they on track to succeed in school, do they have access to quality early care, is the early care workforce adequately trained? Data on young children are in multiple, uncoordinated systems. Based on a survey of 50 states and the District of Columbia, analysts concluded that in 49 states and the District of Columbia, data on children across different programs aren’t linked. Only Pennsylvania can link across state and federal systems, even though such information could help policymakers improve programs, assist ECE professionals in tailoring programs and help parents select needed services. (Early Childhood Data Collaborative, February 2014)...

10 Essential Elements of a State Longitudinal Data System: - Although each state’s education system is unique, DQC has determined that there are 10 elements that are essential to a successful longitudinal data system. The DQC conducts an annual survey that produces results on each state's progress on implementing a comprehensive longitudinal data system which can be accessed here. Roll over a particular state on the map and view the most recent results. (Data Quality Campaign) ...

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