Parton: State Report Cards Are Very Important but Hard to Use. 3 Ways to Make School Data Easier for Parents to Read & Understand

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Parton: State Report Cards Are Very Important but Hard to Use. 3 Ways to Make School Data Easier for Parents to Read & Understand

Why focus on state report cards? Because people deserve data — meaningful, high-quality data. Information about how schools are faring is not the states’ to own, and making that information public should not be a mere compliance exercise.

In this piece featured in The 74, DQC’s Director of Policy and Advocacy Brennan McMahon Parton breaks down why state report cards are important, who’s using them, and three ways they can be improved today.