This fact sheet provides criteria and guidelines for building effective data systems. The authors assert that comprehensive data systems are essential for efficacious PNs to collect and organize data and inform decisionmaking.
This fact sheet provides tips and resources for PNs to effectively approach data . It contains best practices on data collection, sharing, and use of information to document community needs, design solutions, and monitoring progress.
In this presentaton the Director of Research and Evaluation from the Los Angeles PN highlights LAPN's data infrastructure with a focus on program alignment, staffing, and data systems.
This Interview with the Urban Institute's Peter Tatian, following the release of the guidance document "Measuring Performance," discusses the challenges in quantifying the impact of a long-term, multifaceted program.
This blog shows that data-driven programs and communities are better equipped to work towards solutions that provide results to their communities. The blog draws on an example DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative's work on chronic absenteeism.
This blog discusses the necessity of a rigorous performance measurement process.It focuses on how performance measurement can provide the data necessary to correct a program that is off-track.
This video emphasizes the need for collecting data to successfully implement place-based initiatives, like Promise Neighborhoods. The blog includes a video that serves as a guide to improving a comprehensive community change initiative.
This document accompanies the Six Steps to Success: Collecting and Using Performance Data in Place-Based Initiatives. It is an anottated list of resources discussed in the brief "Six Steps to Success".
This brief summarizes six key steps for collecting and using data to track and improve the performance and results of major place-based initiatives. It draws on the twelve implementation grantees in the US Department of Education’s Promise Neighborhood initiative, as well as lessons learned from...
" This specification document details the format of Promise Neighborhood data to be collected for a data file to eventually be made available to researchers via restricted use license from the Department of Education (the Restricted Use Data File). The data include characteristics of persons and...