Data-Driven Decisionmaking

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Building Efficacy To Strengthen Your Multi-Tiered System of Supports
Educators often refer to their Multi-Tiered System of Supports (MTSS) as "a culture" that should be deeply embedded in the school.
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Working Smarter, Not Harder with Data
There is a new paradigm shift in K-12 education. Technology and data have leapt forward, advancing in ways that allow educators to better support students while also maximizing their most precious resource – time. The
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How Can Data-Driven Instructional Programming Promote Equity and Student Achievement?
By now, you’ve started the new school year and begun gathering new academic data on your learners from interim, summative, and perhaps even social and emotional learning (SEL) assessment sources. These data points help you
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Using Data and Analytics to Close the COVID Achievement Gap
Learning loss, learning disruption, unfinished learning - these are some of the most talked-about topics in education today. Recent studies confirm the widely held belief that students in both K-12 and Higher Education environments lost
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Assessment Opinion To Keep Primary Students Learning and Growing, Start With Data
A district’s dedication to gathering and analyzing data provides stability in uncertain times.
Janice Pavelonis, January 17, 2021
5 min read
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Teaching Opinion Improving Instruction With Student Data
Three educators offer ideas on how they use student data to improve their instruction.
Larry Ferlazzo, January 12, 2021
7 min read
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Teaching Opinion Using Data to Support Students
Three educators write about how they use data to improve their instruction.
Larry Ferlazzo, January 11, 2021
9 min read
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School Climate & Safety Opinion School Leaders: Here's What the Science Tells Us About Crisis Decisionmaking
Rather than get trapped by fear and anxiety over decisionmaking during the pandemic, school leaders should embrace what the research tells us, writes Yinying Wang.
Yinying Wang, March 19, 2020
4 min read
Data Kansas City Data-Sharing Effort Showcases Ballmer Group's Strategy
A $59 million investment in software developer Social Solutions aims to ease the flow of data among schools and social service providers.
Benjamin Herold, March 4, 2019
7 min read
Quinton Crump, 11, paints a model of Uranus in his after-school program at Isaac Litton Middle School in Nashville, Tenn. The city’s after-school programs get data from the school system so they can tailor lessons to students’ needs.
Quinton Crump, 11, paints a model of Uranus in his after-school program at Isaac Litton Middle School in Nashville, Tenn. The city’s after-school programs get data from the school system so they can tailor lessons to students’ needs.
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Student Well-Being After-School Programs Keep Learning Going With Student Data
Through a city-school partnership in Nashville, Tenn., after-school programs are using data to tailor lessons to students' learning needs.
Sarah D. Sparks, November 27, 2018
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