Topic Guides

From emerging issues to policy basics, our topic guides provide the in-depth information you need. Explore the following topic guides to dive deeper into specific areas of interest.

Read success stories, case studies, and interviews that serve as a starting point for leaders looking to put data to work for students in their communities.
States have done a tremendous amount of work over the last 10 years to build critical data systems and use them to inform policy and practice, all with the goal of improving teaching and learning for students. Thanks to state and federal investments in data infrastructure and smart policies, every state now has the ability to produce a richer and more useful picture of student learning than ever before.

Our Work

We envision a world where data is used to drive systemic change, economic mobility, and student success.

About Us

We advocate to change the role of data to ensure that data works for everyone navigating their education and workforce journeys.