Words matter. What you say, how you say it, and when you say it are critical to effectively communicating with your audience. DQC has crafted language and tools to help you better talk to peers, press, and the public about data and meeting education goals.

Download the full kit: Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About: Tools for Communicating the Data Message

Data for Action

State Actions

Your State's Progress
See where your state is on the 10 State Actions to Ensure Effective Data Use, DQC’s roadmap to states for using education data.


  • Supporting Students in Foster Care: Collaboration Between Education and Child Welfare Agencies Is Key Read More.
    May 7, 2015

  • The Federal Role in Safeguarding Student Data Read More.
    April 29, 2015

  • Preparing Students for Jobs: Ensuring Student Success in the Workforce Read More.
    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