Spotlight on Data-Driven Decisionmaking

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Data-Driven Decisionmaking

The Education Week Spotlight on Data-Driven Decisionmaking is a collection of articles hand-picked by our editors on:

  • Moving beyond test scores in measuring school success
  • Making the most out of predictive analytics
  • How districts are mining data to improve hiring practices
  • Pushing the boundaries of personalized learning
  • Using formative assessment data to improve student outcomes

You get the seven articles below in a downloadable PDF.

Aiming to get beyond just spreadsheets and test scores, Vermont and other states experiment with new ways to scope out schools' strengths and weaknesses.
September 28, 2016 – Education Week

A long-running collaboration in Gwinnett County schools is pushing to make the most out of predictive analytics.
March 28, 2016 – Education Week

Advocates say that making better use of analytics and screening tools in recruitment processes can improve schools' hiring outcomes across a number of areas.
January 27, 2016 – Education Week

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 13, 2016 – Education Week

Under ESSA, states must now account for the unique challenges of measuring the academic growth of homeless, foster, and military-connected students, write two data consultants.
August 10, 2016 – Education Week

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