U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education. (2006, April). Improving data quality for Title I standards, assessments, and accountability reporting guidelines for states, LEAs, and schools. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Education. Retrieved May 10, 2006 http://www.ed.gov/policy/elsec/guid/standardsassessment/nclbdataguidance.pdf
This document addresses data quality and data use issues associated with Title I educational agencies. It includes detailed information on collecting, managing, analyzing and reporting on data in accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act. Topics covered include: Issues in data quality, technical infrastructure, data definitions, staff organization and training, data collection processes, collection instruments, student assessment data collection, data quality management controls, data review and validation, and data privacy and security issues. The document concludes with an overview of roles and responsibilities for improving data quality and additional resources.
Analysis, Data Systems, Reporting, Scenarios: State S2, Standards