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

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

Envisioning a New Future: Building Trust for Data Use

The culmination of a three part landscape review prepared with and for the DFC, this paper aims to provide a common language for funders to understand the opportunities and challenges to improving engagement and building trust with communities and offers a range of approaches to consider for future investments.

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Urban Institute’s National Neighborhood Indicators Partnership