States don’t have enough information to determine whether there is a teacher shortage and identify where those shortages exist.
Leaders must dedicate more time, attention, and funding to investments in state P–20W data systems.
The onset of the pandemic left education leaders, families, and communities with more questions than answers.
What data linkages are necessary to support federal budget priorities?
State data systems are key to making federal budget priorities a reality.
The pandemic is shifting, accelerating, or exacerbating existing concerns on student privacy.
How does the way we interact with communities affect trust in data?
Through-year assessments combine interim and summative assessments into a single, cohesive testing system.
With robust data systems, state leaders are able to answer their most pressing questions about workforce needs.
Legislative Update: State Policymakers Must Continue to Make Education Data Policy Work for Students
To keep up with educators' questions states must continue to update their education data laws to address emerging needs.
Assessment accountability is back for 2021–22.
Stakeholders need transparency in how ESSER funding is being used to understand how this historic investment impacts student outcomes and…
We envision a world where data is used to drive systemic change, economic mobility, and student success.
We advocate to change the role of data to ensure that data works for everyone navigating their education and workforce journeys.