The state has improved outcomes through technology infrastructure that allows it to efficiently collect, inventory, and share data.
7. Data Infrastructure
The Georgia Cross-Agency Child Data System is an early childhood integrated data system that links data from multiple child-serving agencies. By matching longitudinal data across multiple programs and data systems, decision-makers can leverage the platform to identify service gaps, create opportunities for analysis and research, and provide an integrated and aligned approach to meet the needs of children. The system, which is guided by a policy manual, has publicly available data tools and reports.
Issue Areas: Child Welfare, Economic Mobility, Health
15. Evidence-Based Grantmaking
The state has improved outcomes by allocating grant funding based on evidence of effectiveness.