1. Technique: The Language of Accountability and How to diagnose language usage
  2. Decisiones y Presupuestos Basados en Resultados y Rendimientos: Materiales de Trabajo Material de responsabilidad con los Resultados, Libro de trabajo 101. Traducido por Patricia Zuluagar. (Complete translation, by Patricia Zuluagar, of current Results-Based Accountability 101 Workbook.
  3. TechniqueA Tool for Choosing a Common Language and When Language goes Astray
  4. TechniqueThe Leaking Roof (A Teaching Example from Everyday Experience)
  5. Sorting Exercise #1: Indicator: Rate of Teen Pregnancy – Help groups put the pieces in the right place within the results and performance framework – developed in collaboration with Lynn DeLapp
  6. Sorting Exercise #2: Result: “All Children Ready for School”
  7. Sorting Exercise #3: Result: “Clean Environment
  8. Training for Trainers and Coaches: Teaching and Coaching Construction Kit, Results-Based Accountability Competencies and more:
  9. Exercise to Design a Legislative Results Hearing 
  10. Exercise to Design a Legislative Performance Hearing
  11. Exercise: Turn the Curve Exercise (for populations) – Exercise Design
  12. Exercise: Turn the Curve Exercise (for populations) – One Page Participant Instructions
  13. Exercise: Whole Distance Exercise – from results to what works including Instructions and Population and Performance Schematics
  14. Exercise: Story Analysis for Results-Based Accountability
  15. Technique: Help a group see how population accountability is beyond any one agency and beyond government itself
  16. Technique:  Generating a Results List from scratch
  17. Technique:  Brainstorming a list of experiences for a result
  18. Technique: Creating Baselines from Group Knowledge and Consensus
  19. Technique: Creating a forecast for an indicator baseline
  20. Technique: Choosing the most powerful what works ideas (By assessing your What Works ideas against 4 criteria)
  21. Technique: A Simple Financing Self Assessment – Questions to Answer about Financing an Agenda to Improve Outcomes for Children and Families
  22. Exercise: Turn the Curve Exercise (for programs and agencies) – One Page Participant Instructions
  23. Exercise: Story Analysis for Performance Accountability
  24. Technique: A five step process that helps people identify performance measures, select the most important ones, and create a data development agenda
  25. Technique: How to select the most important “headline” performance measures
  26. Technique: Performance Accountability in 20 Minutes
  27. Technique: Measuring the alignment of two populations: This is an innovative method for calculating the degree of alignment (scored from 0 to 100) on any population characteristic so that it may be tracked as an indicator or performance measure.
  28. RBA Self Assessment Questions Version 3 NEW This is a draft of questions that organizations can ask themselves to assess progress on implementing RBA
  1. The Annie E. Casey Foundation
  2. Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics:Includes: “America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-being,” international comparisons and links to federal and state statistics. www.childstats.gov
  3. National Clearinghouse on Child Abuse and Neglect Information http://www.childwelfare.gov/
  4. Child Trends: Latest national trends on over 70 indicators of child and youth well-being  www.childtrendsdatabank.org/
  5. U.S. Census Bureau: population, housing, economic and geographic data: www.census.gov
  6. National Center for Education Statisticshttp://nces.ed.gov/
  7. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce: Includes economic data, international, national, regional and by industry  www.bea.gov/
  8. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor: Includes data on employment and unemployment, Inflation, wages, earnings and benefits. http://stats.bls.gov/
  9. World Health Organizationwww.who.int/whr/en/: Data on health status and health expenditures by country
  10. Bureau of Justice Statistics, U.S. Department of Justice: Includes data on crime & victims, criminal offenders, law enforcement and corrections.www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs
  11. Environmental Defense (formerly the Environmental Defense Fund) It is extremely difficult to find any summary environmental data on the EPA website. These websites are great resources until EPA comes around.
  12. DOT National Highway Transportation Safety Administration – Fatality Analysis Reporting
  13. Sites with Exemplary Reporting on Results and Indicators
  14. The Urban Institutewww.urban.org
MarcResults-Based Accountability Tools for Implementation