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October 2017: AISP Newsletter

Reminder: Applications for AISP’s Spring Learning Community Cohort Due Nov 15th; Claudia Coulton Reflects on the Value and Benefit of Integrated Data Systems; From Politico: Is Washington bungling the Census?; Health Affairs: To Improve Health And Reduce Costs For Low-Income Seniors, Invest Upstream; Government Executive: Is Your Agency Ready for New Evidence-Based Policy Tools?;  New Resource from Results for America and the American Enterprise Institute: Unleashing the Power of Administrative Data – A Guide for Federal, State, and Local Policymakers; The Hill: States are Laboratories for Evidence-based Policymaking

September 2017: AISP Newsletter

Request for Applications (RFA) – AISP Learning Community: Integrated DataSystem Training and Technical Assistance Program; AISP Partnering with Third Sector Capital Partners to Provide Dual TA on IDS and Outcomes-Based Contracting; GovEx interview with AIPS’s Amy Hawn Nelson; Washington State Draws on Integrated Data to Study Baseline Characteristics and Early Outcomes for Participants in Supported Employment Program; Researchers in CA Use Linked Administrative Data to Better Understand Child Protection Histories of Young Adults Accessing Homelessness Services; Workforce Data Quality Campaign Highlights Montana’s Use of Integrated Data to Explore Postsecondary Labor Market Outcomes and Supply/Demand; RFP: Urban Institute Training and  Technical Assistance Services for Pay for Success Projects; Check out AISP’s Press Release on the Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission’s Final Report; How Policy Labs can Foster
Greater Collaboration and Policy Co-creation

August 2017: AISP Newsletter

AISP Welcomes Two New Team Members – Della Jenkins and Amy Hawn Nelson; Save the Date – ADRF Conference Nov. 2017; Chapin Hall Draws on Administrative Data from their IDS to Explore the Impact of Extended Foster Care Programs on Educational Success; Michigan Working to Improve Linkages Between Data on Wages and Post-secondary Education to Evaluate Employment Outcomes for Job Training Providers

July 2017: AISP Newsletter

Penn’s Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy Project to Launch New Training Program; ADRF Network Update; WA State Uses State Administrative Data to Track the Status of Youth Exiting Foster Care, Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Systems; GovInnovator Interviews David Yokum, Director, The Lab @ DC; MPH to Lead Data-Driven Culture in State Government

June 2017: AISP Newsletter

Inaugural AISP Learning Community Cohort Update; AISP Hires New ADRF Network Director; Cuyahoga County, Ohio Shares Information Across Agencies to Improve Services for Families Experiencing Homelessness; New WDQC Brief Discusses How Illinois Data Systems Inform Policy and Practice through Collaboration; Northwestern University Uses Integrated Administrative Data to Evaluate Premies’ Educational Outcomes; Tools for Evidence Podcast: A Closer Look at RCT-YES and the RCE Coach

May 2017: AISP Newsletter

Allegheny County Collects Administrative Data in Predictive Risk Model to Support Child Maltreatment Hotline; Pew Charitable Trusts Brief – How Three States Mandate the Use of Evidence-based Programs and Practices Through Law; National Academy of Education Issues New Report Examining Use of Big Data in Ed; Visualizing the U.S. Government’s Data;

April 2017: AISP Newsletter

AISP Learning Community RFA: Integrated Data System Training and Technical Assistance Program; Data Sharing Helps Reduce Number of Homeless Veterans; Four Ways the White House’s Newly Created Office of American Innovation Can Succeed; With New Research ‘Lab,’ D.C. Aims Big for Better Public Policy; LJAF Announces RFP: Demonstrating the Power of Evidence-Based Programs to “Move the Needle” on Major U.S. Social Problems; The Annie E. Casey Foundation Releases New IDS Resource Page; Using Data to Improve Wellbeing in Camden Promise Neighborhoods; Involving People with Lived Experience of Homelessness in Electronic Health Records Research

March 2017: AISP Newsletter

Request for Applications (RFA) – AISP Learning Community: Integrated Data System Training and Technical Assistance Program; AISP Releases Expert Panel Reports; CIDI: New York City Releases Study on Housing for Transition-Age Youth – Effort Concentrates on Changing Trajectory of Youth at Risk; ADRN Case Study on Tackling Homelessness in the U.S. Using Linked Administrative Data; Pew Charitable Trusts – How States Engage in Evidence-Based Policymaking – A National Assessment; Georgia’s Legislature Establishes the Joint Transparency and Open Access in Government Study Committee; AISP Releases a New IDS Uses Video on the AISP Website; WDQC’s Analysis of Trump’s “Skinny Budget” that Praises Data; APPAM Fall Research Conference: Measurement Matters: Better Data for Better Decisions – Call for Proposals Due: April 5th, 2017; DQC – Roadmap for Foster Care and K–12 Data Linkages: Key Focus Areas to Ensure Quality Implementation

February 2017: AISP Newsletter

Case Western Researchers Link Juvenile Court and Child Welfare Data to Describe Pathways to Dual Involvement for Youth in Cuyahoga County; Pew Charitable Trusts’ Brief Highlights Delaware Initiatives That Utilize Data to Promote Postsecondary Education; Q&A with Martin Love, CEO of North Coast Health Improvement and Information Network (NCHIIN); J-PAL North America Releases Updated Version of Their Catalog of Administrative Data Sets; Children’s Data Network Links Administrative Data to Identify Classes of Infants That Are More Likely to be Re-reported for Maltreatment; Ready by 21 National Meeting: March 29 – 31, 2017; APPAM Fall Research Conference: Measurement Matters: Better Data for Better Decisions – Call for Proposals Due: April 5th, 2017; WDQC’s Publication – Considerations for Effectively Presenting Data; Mathematica – To P or Not to P? Understanding Statistical Significance and Its Role in Developing Evidence for Policymaking – Wednesday, March 1, 3:00–4:30 p.m. (ET); Linking Medicaid and Supportive Housing: Opportunities and On-the-Ground Examples

January 2017: AISP Newsletter

U.S. Department of Education Issues New Guidance on FERPA Compliant Participation in Integrated Data Systems; The Allegheny County DHS and Health Department Collaborate to Share Data and Analyze Opiate Overdoses in the County; WA State Utilizes Merged Administrative Data to Evaluate Educational Outcomes of Youth in Assisted Housing; Urban Institute – Notice of Support Availability (NoSA); ADRN Research Conference; AISP Position: Administrative Data Research Facilities (ADRF) Network Administrator; PARC Day 1 Videos; Ready by 21 National Meeting; AISP Assessment Tool

December 2016: AISP Newsletter

Public-Academic Research Colloquium (PARC) Follow-up; Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Backs Multi-agency Project to Share Opioid Data; The Children’s Data Network (CDN) Shows Major Progress in Building a California-wide IDS; Center for Data Innovation Releases Comments to the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking on How to Increase the Availability and Use of Government Data; J-PAL North America, State and Local Innovation Initiative; Administrative Data Research Facilities Network position; Sorenson Impact Center RFP; The Massachusetts Opioid Epidemic: A data visualization of findings from the Chapter 55 report; AISP Book – $30 Gift Card for Ebook and Hardcover – Expires Dec. 31, 2016

November 2016: AISP Newsletter

Case Western’s Poverty Center Involved in Ohio’s Two Infant Mortality Research Partnership (IMRP) by Using Multi-System Administrative Data; WA State – Predicting Homelessness Among Emerging Adults Aging Out of Foster Care; Pay for Success Project Assessment Tool; University of South Carolina Utilizes Integrated Administrative Data to Improve Criminal Justice Research; Evidence-Based Policymaking Collaborative’ s Toolkit on Low-Cost Randomized Controlled Trials

October 2016: AISP Newsletter

AISP is collaborating with the Urban Institute; AISP recently received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation; WA State’s Report on Risk and Protective Factors for Criminal Justice System Involvement for Youth Aging Out of Foster Care; Massachusetts Uses Integrated Data to Inform Opiate Crisis Planning; Executive Program in Applied Data Analytics; WDQC Releases Data Policy Tolkit; 5 Q’s for Pamela Cook, Managing Director at Infoshare

September 2016: AISP Newsletter

Washington State Evaluates Permanent Options for Recovery-Centered Housing (PORCH) Program; Chapin Hall and the Center for State Child Welfare Data Offer Advanced Analytics for Child Welfare Administration on November 14-17 in Chicago, Illinois; Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Issues New Guidelines to Encourage Secure Sharing Between Schools and Child Welfare Agencies to Better Serve Foster Youth; Evidenced Based Policymaking Collaborative Officially Launches; Michele Jolin, CEO of Results for America, Proposes a New Architecture for Policy

August 2016: AISP Newsletter

GovInnovator Interview Dennis Culhane; American Journal of Criminal Justice’s Article on Integrated Administrative Data & Criminal Justice Research; Why Broadening Access to Federal Administrative Data is Critical for Improving Government Services and Increasing Taxpayer Value: An Interview with Maria Cancian; Labor & Education Issue Joint Guidance on Data Sharing for WIOA; Chapin Hall RFP – Using Linked Data to Advance Evidence-Based Policy Making

July 2016: AISP Newsletter

Chapin Hall’s Report Discuses the Importance and Best Practices of Sharing Data and its Impact on Afterschool Systems; White House Administration Launches New Data-Driven Justice Initiative; The Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking’s First Public Meeting; WT Grant Foundation: Using Data to Produce Useful Research Evidence; Urban Institute Discusses Utilizing Pay for Success to Fund Early Childhood Education; Social Innovation Fund 2016 Pay for Success Administrative Data Pilot Grant Competition; Call to Action: Data-Driven Justice Initiative, Disrupting Cycle of Incarceration

June 2016: AISP Newsletter

Claudia Coulton’s Mission to Collect and Analyze Data has Become a Model for Academics and Nonprofits Around the Country; AISP Network Members Co-Authored Article in Children and Youth Services Review, “From Foster Care to Juvenile Justice”; Kathy Stack Discusses the Role of Evidence in the Policymaking Process with the Centre for Public Impact; Camden Coalition’s Dr. Brenner on Data and Social Determinants of Health; House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) Announces the Launch of “A Better Way”; Mathematica Launches RCT-YES Software to Support Program Evaluation

May 2016: AISP Newsletter

Chapin Hall Study Finds Foster Youth Fare Better When They Receive Care Until 21; Allegheny County RFP to Build Data Collection & Analytic Systems; Pay for Success: Why Evidence Matters; Local Data Intermediaries, NNIP and the Work of the Baltimore Neighborhood Indicators Alliance (BNIA); SIRC Reports on Pay for Success Efforts to Move Forward in Congress; The Institute of Education Sciences (IES) is Accepting Applications for Research Focused on Highly Mobile Students; Moneyball for Head Start: Using Data and Evidence to Improve Outcomes

April 2016: AISP Newsletter

CIDI’s Disparity Report Utilizes Integrated Data; WA State Evaluates Data from Multiple Agencies; NNIP 3 year Cross-Site Project Expands the Relevance of IDS; NNIP Report Uses Integrated Data Systems to Understand Chronic Absenteeism; Governors Use Data To Drive Effective Decision Making; Lessons from the nation’s first Social Impact Bond: An interview with Gordon Berlin, President, MDRC; LJAF – $15M Competition to Expand Evidence-based Programs; Performance Partnership Pilots (P3) Round 2 Application Released; LJAF – RFP: Randomized Controlled Trials to Evaluate Social Programs Whose Delivery Will Be Funded by Government or Other Entities; Public Administration Review (PAR) Call for Papers – Using Administrative Data for Social Policy Research

March 2016: AISP Newsletter

AISP’s New Executive Director, Matthew Hill; Dennis Culhane and John Fantuzzo Awarded $1.9M for AISP and IDS Research; AISP’s Assessment Tool Release; The History of Allegheny County’s IDS and its Potential to Improve the Foster Care System; Knowledge @ Wharton Interviews AISP’s Research Associate;  The Evidence-Based Policymaking Commission Act of 2016; W.T. Grant Foundations Blog: The Next Generation of Evidence-based Policy; Education and the Workforce Committee Discussed Finding the Balance between Education Research and Student Privacy

February 2016: AISP Newsletter

Erin Dalton, Allegheny County GovInnovator Interview;  NBER Working Paper Links Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Administrative Data; Case Western Researchers Focus on Expanding Their Access to Academic Data Beyond Cleveland; LA County Report Finds the County Spent Nearly $1 Billion on Social Services for Homeless; J-PAL Creates Resources on How to Obtain and Use Nonpublic Administrative Data;  Pay for Success Programs are Demonstrating Importance; President Obama Releases Proposed Budget for 2017 Which Discusses Uses of Administrative Data; ISD Scotland – Health and Social Care Data Integration and Intelligence Project; Ready by 21 National Meeting: March 29 – 31, 2016

January 2016: AISP Newsletter

Q&A with Christopher Kelleher of Pay for Prevention @ OHSU; Brookings Q&A with Culhane & Fantuzzo about IDS; WA State Releases their Risk and Protection Profiles for Substance Abuse Prevention; Pooled Admin Data for Mental Health Services Research; Using Data to Achieve Better Head Start Outcomes; NJ Bill to Integrate Patient Data Now Law; Student Data Law Take Effect;

December 2015: AISP Newsletter

AISP Book Ordering Information; Effects of Foster Care and Juvenile Justice Involvement on Early Adult Outcomes: A Study of Cleveland’s Youth; Brookings Institute’s Review of Longitudinal Data for Education Research and Rhode Island’s Data Hub; AISP is mentioned in JAMA Article; WDQC’s Infographic, How WIOA Performance Data Works; Brooking’s Report, “Overcoming State Education Data Capacity Issues; NNIP Partners Support Federal Place-Based Initiatives; iPHD Bill passes in the NJ Senate and Assembly; Social Innovation Fund 2016 Pay for Success Grant Competition; The Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Secondary Data Analysis Initiative (SDAI) Call Specification

November 2015: AISP Newsletter

AISP Pete Bailey Award; Northeast Ohio Utilizes Data from the CHILD Integrated Data System (Poverty Center at Case Western Reserve); Florida’s Criminal Mental Health Project (CMHP) is cited in NY Times Article;  Institute for Research on Poverty at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Uses Linked Administrative Data Finds Different Conclusion about Foster Care Causing Lower School Achievement; Columbia University is Lead Agency for the Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub; W.T. Grant Foundation’s Evidence at the Crossroads Blog Posts

 October, 2015: AISP Newsletter

AISP Book Published in November; ProvPlan Releases New Initiative, DataSpark; Allegheny County Implements the Crossover Youth Prevention Model; NBER Releases Working Paper Using Linked Survey and Administrative Data to Better Measure Income;  Education Week’s Special Report on Student Privacy; Beeck Center Launches New Publication: Smarter Government for Social Impact: A New Mindset for Better Outcomes; New Research Utilizing Integrated Data from Florida Finds Boys are More Sensitive than Girls to Disadvantage

September, 2015: AISP Newsletter

AISP Launches New Website; ISC Release’s ISC Codebook; Philadelphia Orgs. Utilize Integrated Data to Examine Early Childhood Risks; Institute for Research on Poverty at the
University of Wisconsin-Madison Creates an Integrated Longitudinal Dataset by Linking State-based Administrative Data; NBER Releases Working Paper on Education and Administrative Data; DQC Releases Summary Describing the Evolution of the National Conversation about Student Data Privacy; Building an Integrated Population Health Database (iPHD) for New Jersey; National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families Issues a Brief on IDS to Support Services for Low-Income Hispanic Families; The Journal of the AMA Reports on Fusing Randomized Trials with Big Data

August, 2015: AISP Newsletter

CIDI’s Maryanne Schretzman Interview; WA State Measures Unfavorable Experiences and Behavioral Outcomes for Youth; Camden ARISE Studies “Dual-System High Utilizers; Evaluation of New York City’s Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP); Health and Homelessness Data Linkage Project by the Scottish Government; Nationwide Initiative to Improve Government Performance and Transparency Through Civic Data

July, 2015: AISP Newsletter

WA State Analyzes the 2013 National Youth in Transition Database Survey; OMB Issues a Memorandum to Strongly Encourage Interagency Collaboration to Improve Statistical Activities; Government Technology Article Encourages Use of Integrated Administrative Data in Evaluating “Pay for Success” Initiatives; “The Causes, Costs and Consequences of Bad Government Data” article Provides Some Solutions to Improve Data Sharing

June, 2015: AISP Newsletter

CIDI Releases a New Study about Dually Involved Youth in NYC; New Program in Allegheny County, PA Aims to Help Reduce Recidivism; Chapin Hall’s Integrated Database is used by Researchers Studying Incarcerated Teenagers and their Outcomes Later in Life; Data for Action’s Collaboration between Education and Child Welfare Agencies; NYT article: “When Guarding Student Data Endangers Valuable Research”

May, 2015: AISP Newsletter

Sharing Data Key to Improving Foster Care Outcomes;  Research Using Linked Administrative Data Cited in Effort to Bridge Service Gap for Dually Involved Youth; Multiple Bills Seeking to Amend FERPA; Learning More from the Data the Federal Government Already Collects; New Study by Raj Chetty Finds Positive Impact of the Moving to Opportunity Experiment; (CNCS)’s Social Innovation Fund offers First Resource on Pay for Success Program; MDRC: One-Year Impact Findings from the Youth Villages Transitional Living Evaluation

April, 2015: AISP Newsletter

The Institute for Social Capital in CharlotteJoins AISP’s Network; Allegheny County, PA: Big Data Wave Breaks on Child Protective Services; Freakonomics Explores Camden Coalition’s Randomized Controlled Trial; Raj Chetty on “The Importance of Administrative Data for Learning What Works in Public Policy”; WIOA Rules Address Performance Reporting; RWJF Initiative – Data for Health: Learning What Works

March, 2015: AISP Newsletter

Interview with Rachel Zinn, Director of WDQC; OPRE Coordinates Employment Services Across the TANF and WIA Programs; OMB’s Kathy Stack’s Impact on Government Shouldn’t be Overlooked; Big Government Is Getting In The Way Of Big Data; HUD Article, Housing as a Portal to Better Educational and Life Outcomes, Highlights Data Sharing Pilot Project with AISP;  HUD’s Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R) now has the Authority to Enter into Data License Agreements with Research Organizations; Data-Smart City Solutions: Bridging the Gap between People and Public Services

February, 2015: AISP Newsletter

2016 White House Budget: Chapter 7 – Building Evidence with Administrative Data; From Demonstrating the Potential of Administrative Data in Statistical Programs to Fully Realizing It; Cheaper, Faster, Better: Are State Administrative Data the Answer?; An Opportunity to Improve Workforce Development in DC; WA State Report Leverages Integrated Administrative Data to Describe the Characteristics and Needs of Homeless Students; WA State utilizes IDS for “Managed Medical Care for Clients with Disabilities and Behavioral Health Needs

January, 2015: AISP Newsletter

DOE’s Kathleen Styles on the Need for Transparency; IDS Study Shows Unemployed Adults Will Lose SNAP Benefits; Data Sharing and Analytics: Changing HHS For the Better; Major Administrative Datasets of the U.S. Government; Washington Court and Recovery Enhancement System Outcome Evaluation; Camden, NJ: Project Seeks Better Health and Safety Through Data-Sharing

December, 2014: AISP Newsletter

P3 Announcement; Bipartisan Call for the Use of IDS to Provide More Evidence-based Policies; RCTs for Healthcare Delivery; Developing Sites Conference; John Petrila’s Essay, “Data Integration for Social Policy”; Camden IDS Kickoff Event

November, 2014: AISP Newsletter

John Fantuzzo’s work cited in Education Week’s article;  Dave Patterson Presents at NASBO Meeting; Moneyball for Government