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Measuring what matters: Using data to support family progress: Overview


This overview outlines how Head Start and Early Head Start programs can use data to engage families and support progress toward the Head Start Parent, Family, and Community Engagement (PFCE) Framework Family Outcomes. Specifically, it describes two helpful approaches for using family-related data. The first is a set of guiding principles, the Four R Approach: Responsible, Respectful, Relevant, and Relationship-based. The second is a cycle of data activities: Prepare, Collect, Aggregate and Analyze, and Use and Share. (author abstract)

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