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Middle school students in teacher Christie Seyfert’s class watch their daily CNN Student News video at the AltSchool Fort Mason campus in San Francisco.
—Ramin Rahimian for Education Week

The Future of Big Data in K-12 Education

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 11, 2016)

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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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To address absenteeism, it's not enough to just look at numbers of school days students miss, write Russell Rumberger and Michael Gottfried.
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
June 8, 2016 – Education Week
This map includes state-by-state graduation rate data, as well as state graduation rates for historically disadvantaged racial and ethnic groups.
June 2, 2016 – Education Week
The fate of challenges to state K-12 funding formulas is far from random, often hinging on the specifics and ambiguities of each state's constitution.
June 1, 2016 – Education Week
May 11, 2016 – Education Week
May 11, 2016 – Education Week
Although they find parts of their jobs immensely rewarding, many teachers feel ignored in education policy discussions and are frustrated with the constantly changing demands on them, a new survey finds.
May 11, 2016 – Education Week
The lowest-performing high school seniors are slipping in reading and math on the National Assessment of Education Progress. Why?
May 11, 2016 – Education Week
Reports of student victimization at public schools continue long pattern of decline while students' fear of harm at school also drops.
May 11, 2016 – Education Week
A massive new database reveals the extent of educational inequities in more than 12,000 school districts.
May 11, 2016 – Education Week

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