Three Governance Bills Push States to Use Data to Meet State Goals
Legislators have the potential to sustain and maximize significant state investments in data by creating bodies that make data work…
Using NAEP Data to Move Forward
NAEP scores brought somber news, but leaders can use this as an opportunity for growth.
Publicly Releasing State Assessment Results Is a Requirement for Supporting Students
States must maintain transparency and share comparable information about student progress.
The Role of Data in the National Teacher Shortage
States don’t have enough information to determine whether there is a teacher shortage and identify where those shortages exist.
The Pandemic’s Impact on State Education Data Systems
The onset of the pandemic left education leaders, families, and communities with more questions than answers.
March 2022 Assessment Update: Using Data to Support Students
Assessment accountability is back for 2021–22.
Local COVID-19 Relief Spending Plans Reinforce Need for Data Transparency
Stakeholders need transparency in how ESSER funding is being used to understand how this historic investment impacts student outcomes and…
September Assessment Update: Using Data to Support Students During COVID-19 Recovery
DQC Senior Associate Allie Ball brings an update on where assessments stand at the start of the 2021–22 school…
California Sets a New Bar for P–20W Data Policy
California had a real opportunity to go from last to first—and they have.
Assessment Update III: Using Data to Support Students During COVID-19 Recovery
With assessments on the horizon, leaders are doubling down on why assessments matter this year. In this blog post, DQC…
Assessment Update: Using Data to Support Students During COVID-19 Recovery
DQC's Allie Ball details state requests for 2021 assessment waivers.
Student Growth Data is Possible for 2021. How and Why States Should Focus On It
Student growth measures track how much students learn over the course of a single year.
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