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  • November 21, 2014
  • Key Findings: Data for Action 2014
  • Data are more than just test scores, and by effectively accessing and using different types of data—such as attendance, grades, and course-...
  • July 17, 2014
  • Roadmap to Safeguarding Student Data
  • If our destination is improved student achievement, we cannot get there without valuing and effectively using data in education. Central to...
  • June 17, 2014
  • A Stoplight for Student Data Use
  • The foundational federal law on student privacy, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), establishes student privacy rights...
  • June 9, 2014
  • VIDEO: Who Uses Student Data?
  • Most personal student information stays local. Districts, states, and the federal government all collect data about students for important...
  • June 9, 2014
  • INFOGRAPHIC: Who Uses Student Data?
  • Most personal student information stays local. Districts, states, and the federal government all collect data about students for important...
  • May 6, 2014
  • Roadmap for a Teacher-Student Data Link
  • Many states collect data on students and teachers, but linking teachers to students by course—the teacher-student data link (TSDL)—at the...
  • April 14, 2014
  • Empowering Parents with Data Fact Sheet
  • Parents can become empowered advocates for their children’s success in the classroom when they have access to data about their children’s...
  • March 25, 2014
  • Preparing Students for Jobs Fact Sheet
  • To develop and support a strong workforce, policymakers, educators, school and business leaders, students, and the labor force can use data...
  • March 11, 2014
  • Monitoring Chronic Absence Fact Sheet
  • Regular attendance is essential to succeeding in school, and chronic absence—missing excessive amounts of school for any reason—can cause...
  • February 4, 2014
  • Teacher Data Literacy: It’s About Time
  • One element of quality teaching for improving student outcomes is effective data use. To date, however, policies have not gone far enough...
  • February 4, 2014
  • Teacher Data Literacy: It’s About Time
  • One element of quality teaching for improving student outcomes is effective data use. To date, however, policies have not gone far enough...
  • February 4, 2014
  • Teacher Data Literacy: It’s About Time
  • One element of quality teaching for improving student outcomes is effective data use. To date, however, policies have not gone far enough...
  • January 15, 2014
  • How Data Help Teachers
  • Follow a teacher and student through the school year to see how data help teachers, parents, and others make sure students are meeting...
  • November 14, 2013
  • Safeguarding Student Data
  • As states move forward in their efforts to support effective data use, they must be proactively ensuring student privacy. Far from being...