The federal No Child Left Behind Act has increased demands on school technology officials to put in place new and better systems to collect and analyze data. Now that Congress is working to renew the law, educators’ hunger for data probably will grow.
But are schools collecting the right data? And even if they are collecting the right information, are they using it intelligently to improve student performance? What do you think?
A version of this news article first appeared in the TalkBack blog.