5 Ways Juvenile Court Judges Can Use Data

This brief, 5 Ways Juvenile Court Judges Can Use Data, provides specific examples of how juvenile court judges can use aggregate data to learn more about their courtroom practices and the jurisdictions they serve. It is one of a series of briefs being developed by the OJJDP-funded Juvenile Justice Model Data Project. The Model Data Project seeks to improve the quality and consistency of juvenile justice data through developing guidance for states and jurisdictions on how to collect, analyze, and use juvenile justice data.


*info from http://www.ncjj.org/Publication/5-Ways-Juvenile-Court-Judges-Can-Use-Data.aspx

The Data Says NO


“The Data says no.”

Just a little research humor to get you through your Monday. Enjoy!

Sign Up Today Evaluators! Participatory Sense-Making for Evaluators Webinar June 7th!

community solutations

Participatory Sense-making for Evaluators: Data Parties and Dabbling in the Data

Tuesday, June 7, 2016, 10 – 11:30 am PDT

Data parties (also known as sense-making sessions, results-briefings, and data-driven reviews) play an important role in promoting evaluation use, but there is little information available on how to conduct one. In this interactive webinar learn how to facilitate participatory analysis and organize a data party, as well as tips and techniques that set the stage for success. Register

Join ¡Milwaukee Evaluation! Inc. on March 18th and April 7th for Virtual Data Visualization Workshop

Webinars_DataViz_2016Event details can be found at: http://evaluation.wildapricot.org/DataViz 

Interested in Policy, Data and Research for American Indians? The National Congress of American Indians Has Posted It’s 1st Quarterly Online Newsletter.



The Policy Research Team  at National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) and some of their Tribal Data Partners have put together their first quarterly issue of the Data Drum. Please read it and share it with others! You can also find a copy of it here November Data Drum.

Please visit NCAI’s website http://www.ncai.org/prc

New Guide For Evaluators: “Dabbling in the Data”

Public Profit just released their newest guide , *Dabbling in the Data.* This guide offers 15 hands-on analysis activities for teams to use to make more meaning of data. Their goal is for evaluators, facilitators and coaches to use these activities to transform data analysis from a necessary evil to a core component of the quality improvement process.

The guide is currently available for free via an online download. If you’re interested in downloading a copy for yourself click here: http://publicprofit.net/Publications/DabblingintheData/.