Five Steps States Can Take to Advance Child Well-Being through Open Data

Fact Sheet

Five Steps States Can Take to Advance Child Well-Being through Open Data

Abstract

Many state governments have embraced the open data movement by using data portals to promote government transparency and increase data access. At the same time, child advocacy organizations have proven the value of using government data to make the case for policies and programs to improve the lives of children and families. Even with these advances, there is still great opportunity for child advocacy organizations and state governments to leverage open data. This fact sheet outlines five actionable steps that state governments can take to accelerate the use of data for improving child and family well-being.

Read the related fact sheet for child advocacy organizations and the research brief with additional details on this topic.

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