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Senate Hearing on Role of States in Higher Education Read More.
July 25, 2014

Eddata Privacy Update 7/25/2014 Read More.
July 25, 2014

Child Well-Being: The Good, the Bad, and the Data Read More.
July 24, 2014

Sara McClafferty posted on 7/25/2014

Senate Hearing on Role of States in Higher Education

Rachel Anderson posted on 7/25/2014

Eddata Privacy Update 7/25/2014

Marc Chen posted on 7/24/2014

Child Well-Being: The Good, the Bad, and the Data

Danielle Evennou posted on 7/24/2014

Federal Policy's Role in Shaping Data Use
A wide array of federal funding opportunities exists to help states build a secure infrastructure to support data use and ensure that students are prepared for college and careers. Because the reporting requirements for these programs are frequently developed without input from other programs and agencies, grantees are required to report data that are often uninformative or duplicative. This spotlight offers an overview of data that are available as a result of the compliance reporting requirements of federal programs.

Yasmin Fallahkhair posted on 7/23/2014

Little Miss Helpful

Raquel Maya Carson posted on 7/23/2014

EdData in the Classroom: Collecting and Organizing Student Data

Sara McClafferty posted on 7/22/2014

Higher Education Act Reauthorization: First Round of House Markups
States are uniquely positioned to provide feedback to teacher preparation programs on the effectiveness of the teachers they train. This work requires significant data capacity to reliably and securely link teachers with their students’ achievement and growth data with the state’s teacher preparation programs.
admin posted on Mon, 2014-07-21 21:33

New Report: What States Can Do to Improve Student Privacy Protections

Media Contact: Jon-Michael Basile p: 202-787-5718

A New Roadmap to Safeguarding Student Data for State Education Agencies (SEAs)