Administrator Data Literacy Fosters Student Success

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Administrator Data Literacy Fosters Student Success

When school and district administrators are empowered to lead a culture of data use, students do better. As states focus on improving overall school quality and ensuring success for all students, they need a workforce of school and district administrators who are equipped to use data to continuously improve. State leaders are uniquely positioned to align policies and programs that train and support school and district administrators. This paper provides a picture of what administrator data literacy looks like in action and details how state policymakers can support it.