Spotlight on Data-Driven Decisionmaking
|FREE||Check out the complete collection of Education Week Spotlights here.|
The Education Week Spotlight on Data-Driven Decisionmaking is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors on:
- Moving beyond test scores in measuring school success
- Making the most out of predictive analytics
- How districts are mining data to improve hiring practices
- Pushing the boundaries of personalized learning
- Using formative assessment data to improve student outcomes
You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.
Aiming to get beyond just spreadsheets and test scores, Vermont and other states experiment with new ways to scope out schools' strengths and weaknesses.
September 28, 2016 – Education Week
A long-running collaboration in Gwinnett County schools is pushing to make the most out of predictive analytics.
March 28, 2016 – Education Week
Advocates say that making better use of analytics and screening tools in recruitment processes can improve schools' hiring outcomes across a number of areas.
January 27, 2016 – Education Week
Tech startup AltSchool wants to push the boundaries of classroom data collection and personalized learning. But are schools ready for the big data revolution?
January 13, 2016 – Education Week
Under ESSA, states must now account for the unique challenges of measuring the academic growth of homeless, foster, and military-connected students, write two data consultants.
August 10, 2016 – Education Week
In recent years, there has been a shift from a focus on summative assessment data, such as state test scores, to formative assessment data, to help improve student learning outcomes across all subjects and grade levels.
January 17, 2017 - Education Futures: Emerging Trends in K-12
The challenge for all schools is to decide what story the data they collect will tell them, and this is one way to help weed that out.
March 3, 2016 - Finding Common Ground