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2015 Grant Application

Bringing Evidence Based Practices to Practitioners in Wisconsin

Start Date: 10/1/2015
End Date: 9/30/2019

Project Director: Kurt Kiefer

Amount Awarded: $5,242,866

Project Abstract PDF File 120 KB

Major Outcomes:

  • Instructional Support
    • Extend the SLDS to classroom relevant data.
    • Increase assessment literacy and balanced assessment practices.
    • Increase data-informed planning and better facilitate research-supported improvement planning.
  • Evaluation and Research
    • Use LDS to identify and evaluate equity-promoting practices.
    • Increase local evaluation capacity.
    • Conduct cross-agency research on school context.

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2009-ARRA Grant Application

Advancing and Enriching Education in Wisconsin: Leveraging Partnerships to Accelerate Progress toward a Meaningful Longitudinal Data System

Start Date: 7/1/2010
End Date: 6/30/2014

Project Director: Kurt Kiefer

Amount Awarded: $13,809,040

Project Application PDF File 15.8 MB

Project Abstract PDF File 143 KB

Major Outcomes:

  • Advanced Postsecondary Infrastructure
    • Leverage momentum to accelerate data sharing and interoperability among state education agencies
  • Great Teachers and Leaders
    • Transition to a web-based, integrated teacher licensing and data management system, improving data accessibility and quality
  • Early Childhood Longitudinal Research
    • Develop a high quality data plan around early childhood educational programs

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2009 Grant Application

Developing a Longitudinal Data System to Support 21st Century Learning in Wisconsin

Start Date: 5/2/2009
End Date: 5/1/2014

Project Director: Kurt Kiefer

Amount Awarded: $5,552,270

Project Application PDF File 6.7 MB

Project Abstract PDF File 126 KB

Major Outcomes:

  • Create a Comprehensive Education Portal & Data Repository.
  • Develop a Student-Level Data Collection for Course Completion Data.
  • Add Student-Level Data Sets-ACT Data.
  • Add Student-Level Data Sets-VEERS Data.
  • Build Next Generation Analysis and Reporting Tools.

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2006 Grant Application

Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Longitudinal Data Systems to Support Data-Driven Decision-Making

Start Date: 2/1/2006
End Date: 6/30/2009

Project Director: Kurt Kiefer

Amount Awarded: $3,081,000

Project Application PDF File 27.4 MB

Project Abstract PDF File 85 KB

Major Outcomes:

The work of this project will be enhanced through a multi-state partnership among the Michigan Department of Education (MDE), Michigan's Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI), the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) and the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).
  • Data Analysis and Research Requirements:
    • Value-added performance indicators.
    • Evaluation of instructional practices and programs.
    • Teacher education.
    • Student and staff mobility.
    • Tri-state coordination.
  • Data Access Policies:
    • Deadlines for reporting.
    • Transactions vs. snapshot collection.
    • Outreach to stakeholders.
    • Who has access to what data?
    • Professional development.
    • Tri-state coordination.
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