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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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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
Three years after the demise of the education data company, the ed-tech sector is still struggling to make sense of what went wrong, and how to address persistent data-sharing challenges.
February 15, 2017 – Education Week
January 25, 2017 – Education Week
In 43 states and the District of Columbia, black students are arrested at school at disproportionately high levels, an Education Week Research Center analysis finds.
January 25, 2017 – Education Week
After fending off threats from congressional Republicans for years, some big federal studies that yield troves of data on education face an even more uncertain future.
January 18, 2017 – Education Week
Education officials are wrestling with how they would protect student data if the Trump administration tried to use it for immigration-enforcement purposes.
January 18, 2017 – Education Week
Math results were mixed for American adolescents on two major global benchmarking tests released in recent weeks. These charts offer some highlights.
December 14, 2016 – Education Week
America's outsize spending on criminal justice comes at the expense of schooling, write Lori Bezahler and Allison R. Brown.
December 7, 2016 – Education Week
The history of the U.S. Department of Education holds lessons for shaking up the education status quo, writes Gary Beach.
November 16, 2016 – Education Week

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