Data Analysis

Analyzing and Interpreting Family Data for Program Improvement

Type: 
Conference Session
Author/Presenter: 

Siobhan Colgan and Melissa Raspa

Year: 
2011
Abstract: 

Presented at the 2011 Measuring Child and Family Outcomes Conference. This workshop guided participants through a case study of a state using family data to plan for program improvement activities. The session was designed to give participants experience in looking for patterns in their family data, relating family survey data to other data, drawing conclusions about next steps in analyses, and to brainstorm improvement activities that address the issues found.

AEPSi: Update on Use of On-Line Reporting for OSEP

Type: 
Webinar
Author/Presenter: 

Cornelia Taylor Bruckner, ECO at SRI

Year: 
2010
Abstract: 

This session provided an update on AEPSi data conversion process that was modified to address the higher than expected percentages of children identified as typically developing based on the online generated APR/SPP Indicator C3 and B7 OSEP reports. The anticipated changes based on modified benchmarks and its implications for reporting child outcomes and meeting targets were discussed. 

A Guide to Analyzing Data from the Family Outcomes Survey

Type: 
Paper/Report
Author/Presenter: 

Raspa, M., Hebbeler, K. and Bailey, D.

Year: 
2009
Abstract: 

The Family Outcomes Survey (FOS) provides a way for state and local programs serving young children to assess the extent to which families have achieved a variety of outcomes. This document provides suggestions on how to analyze the data from the survey; the analyses in turn can be used to plan for program improvement.

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