data driven decision

Using data to predict and improve student outcomes

California district uses the Measured Progress DATAWISE platform to link district and state assessments, help teachers target interventions

Education Stakeholders Need Shared Access to Data

Longitudinal data is improving nationwide, but states must also help stakeholders access this data to inform decisions and improve student achievement.

New Study Finds Inequities in State Education Funding Formulas

New state-by-state school finance formula database may offer solutions to fractured systems.

Reports Offer Some Answers

Does Class Size Really Matter?

With Over 60 percent of school districts considering staff reductions to balance budgets, class size is likely on many educators' minds.

Failure Is Not an Option in Mansfield (Texas) ISD

Failure Is Not an Option is not just the title of a best-selling book; it's a mantra for many high-performing districts.

Are Your Graduates Succeeding in College?

Using graduate data to assess achievement in K12.

What's Your Data Integration Strategy?

Districts are using data warehouses and data dashboards to drive immediate decisions.

Elevating Special Education

John O'Connor, executive director for special services at the DeKalb (Ga.) County School System, has helped reinvent instruction for special ed students.

HISD's Major Turnaround Effort with Apollo 20 Project

HISD applies innovative methods from successful charter schools and applies them to its 20 lowest performing schools.

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