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The latest news about data systems in education and data-driven instruction, including articles, Commentaries, and special features.

The Future of Big Data in K-12 Education

States are looking hard at what it will take to gather the right information for a new indicator of school quality or student success under the Every Student Succeeds Act. (July 19, 2016)

Spotlight on Data-Driven Decisionmaking

Learn about successful district efforts in data-driven reform, how to put data into practice, and discover new tools used to predict student outcomes.

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An Education Week Research Center analysis finds that 1 in 100 special education students was physically restrained or placed in seclusion from classmates in 2013-14.
May 17, 2017 – Education Week
Districtwide school discipline reforms can disrupt the school-to-prison pipeline. Superintendents Robert Runcie and Antwan Wilson would know.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
A report finds that a record 83.2 percent of students are finishing high school on time and that the gains may be real.
May 10, 2017 – Education Week
The number of black students attending HBCUs is declining and that is a troubling statistic, writes Walter Kimbrough, the president of Dillard University.
April 19, 2017 – Education Week
To protect students' privacy, school districts must study the service agreements for the educational apps teachers use.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
Here's advice for teachers and school district leaders on some commonly used terms to look out for in the terms-of-service agreements on educational applications.
March 29, 2017 – Education Week
School resource officers are making racial disparities in discipline worse, not better, writes UCLA professor Tyrone C. Howard.
March 22, 2017 – Education Week
When it comes to teacher certification, the label "highly qualified" doesn’t mean much, argues University of Oklahoma’s Lawrence Baines.
March 8, 2017 – Education Week
The Every Student Succeeds Act offers states and districts an opportunity to improve cultural competency, writes Irma Zardoya.
February 15, 2017 – Education Week
When it comes to the wrenching matter of student suicide, two psychologists explain how school leaders can support their communities.
February 15, 2017 – Education Week

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