• College and Career Readiness

    Every state has committed to preparing all students for postsecondary education and careers.

  • Federal Policy

    Federal policy is an important lever for state progress in ensuring effective data use.

  • Local Data Use

    States can take action on priorities to provide actionable data and ensure data literacy.

  • P–20/Workforce Pipeline

    States can take action on data priorities to link, govern, and use data.

  • Privacy, Security, & Confidentiality

    Policymakers and education stakeholders can appropriately and effectively balance the use of data to improve student outcomes.

  • Teacher Effectiveness

    States can take action on data priorities to build the capacity to collect, link, and use data about the educator workforce.


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    April 29, 2015

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    April 21, 2015


  • EdData Privacy Update: 7/2/2015 Read More.
    July 2, 2015

  • Making Data Work for Teachers Read More.
    June 17, 2015

  • EdData Privacy Update: 6/4/2015 Read More.
    June 4, 2015