Promoting Data Sharing Approaches

This report and accompanying Toolkit intend to help communicators talk about and promote a wide range of data sharing with broad audiences. The goal is to identify ways of creating more constructive and supportive dialog with more people, and to explore ways to navigate challenges so they don’t derail the conversation.

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The Topos Partnership

Strengthening Integrated Data Capacity: The Federal Landscape

This short landscape review captures the past efforts and current opportunities to change how federal, state, and local governments use integrated data to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of a broad range of government functions.

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KB Stack Consulting

Toolkit for Centering Racial Equity Throughout Data Integration

Cross-sector data sharing and integration transform information about individuals into actionable intelligence that can be used to understand community needs, improve services, and build stronger communities. Yet, use of cross-sector data can also reinforce legacies of racist policies and produce inequitable resource allocation, access, and outcomes. This toolkit describes positive and problematic practices for centering racial equity across the data life cycle.

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Actionable Information for Social Policy

Nothing to Hide: Tools for Talking (and Listening) About Data Privacy for Integrated Data Systems

This toolkit provides IDS stakeholders with the necessary tools to support and lead privacy-sensitive, inclusive stakeholder engagement efforts. A narrative step by step guide to IDS communication and engagement is supplemented with action-oriented appendices, including worksheets, checklists, exercises, and additional resources.

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Future for Privacy Forum and Actionable Information for Social Policy

Improving Data Infrastructure to Meet Student and Learner Information Needs

Part of a series offering recommendations to the Biden administration, this paper makes the case for additional federal funding to support upgrades to the Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems to enable states to effectively monitor and address long term pandemic learning loss while ensuring this generation of students stays on track for college and career in the aftermath of the pandemic.

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Day One Project