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The state of Alabama has made a bold move toward ensuring that all students are college- and career-ready by the time they graduate high school.

As opposed to the concept of “big data,” the compilation of system-wide information that provides a rear-view mirror’s perspective of behaviors and trends, “little” data for educators refers to the real-time, in-the-moment insights that can improve lesson delivery and learning outcomes. Significant investments have been made in classroom technologies, but few have provided teachers with the data and insight they need to assess each student’s comprehension in the moment of learning.

Schools want the robust functionality of a student information system with the analytics of a data warehouse.

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