• 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.


  • Sealing the Cracks: Using graduation data, policy, and practice to keep all kids on track Read More.
    November 13, 2015

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    October 13, 2015

  • Data Works for Students Read More.
    October 5, 2015


  • Happy Anniversary: 10 Years of Supporting Student Achievement Read More.
    November 17, 2015

  • How Prince George’s County, Maryland, Uses Data to Keep Ninth Graders on Track for Success Read More.
    November 13, 2015

  • DQC = Policy + Passion for Education Read More.
    November 6, 2015