More than 20 organizations urged the federal government to provide funding to modernize state and local data systems.
The Department of Education must refrain from issuing waivers to states from 2020-2021 statewide assessments.
Congress should renew the federal commitment to effective education data use.
Data is most useful when, through multiple indicators, it provides a clear picture of opportunities for all students.
The Department of Education's resource can clarify expectations and push states to continuously improve report cards.