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Finding the Gaps Hidden Beneath the Averages: The Case for Better Public Reporting Read More.
October 28, 2014

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October 22, 2014

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Guest posted on 10/28/2014


Finding the Gaps Hidden Beneath the Averages: The Case for Better Public Reporting

Publicly reporting timely, actionable, and comprehensible data is one of the most powerful ways states can promote transparency, strengthen accountability, and ensure that everyone with a stake in education—parents, educators, policymakers, researchers, and members of the public and press—has access to the information they need to make good decisions. It is also one of the most visible ways states can demonstrate the tremendous value of their data systems.

admin posted on Tue, 2014-10-28 12:41

New Report: Putting Purpose to Publicly Reporting Education Information

WASHINGTON—October 28, 2014—Quality public reporting of education data ensures everyone with a stake in education—regardless of where they live—has access to the information they need to make the best decisions for students. When public reporting—like state report cards—meets people’s needs, they will be empowered to improving student success.

Public reporting makes data about schools and districts—including enrollment, student performance, teacher effectiveness, and more—available to the public.

Publicly reporting timely, actionable, and comprehensible education data is one of the most powerful ways states can promote transparency, strengthen accountability, and ensure that everyone with a stake in education—parents, educators, policymakers, and members of the

As a district superintendent or school principal, you need to be able to access and use high-quality data to make good decisions. Often these data are collected and stored locally, but information that is publicly reported by the state can provide additional value.

As a parent, you want information about your child’s school, such as how students are doing academically and what extracurriculars are available. Did you know that your state provides information about the schools in your district? Can you find information about your child’s school easily?

As a local school board member, you need to be able to access and use high-quality data to make good decisions. Often these data are collected and stored locally, but information that is publicly reported by the state can provide additional value.

admin posted on Thu, 2014-10-23 14:19

#Data4Decisions: Chat About Quality Public Reporting of Education Data

Public reporting makes data about schools and districts—including enrollment, student performance, teacher effectiveness, and more—available to the public. These data are critical to meeting the information needs of parents, educators, administrators, policymakers, and others with a stake in education

What: The Data Quality Campaign (DQC) is hosting a twitter town hall to chat about how quality public reporting of education data can support student achievement!

admin posted on Wed, 2014-10-22 20:11

Data Quality Campaign Welcomes Privacy Expert Nuala O’Connor to Board of Directors

WASHINGTON—October 22, 2014— The Data Quality Campaign (DQC) today announced the appointment of Nuala O’Connor, President and CEO of the Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT) to its Board of Directors.

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