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Student Data

By Sarah D. Sparks — April 26, 2016 1 min read
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The latest of the campaign’s annual updates on states’ use of education data lays out four policy priorities for states:

  • Be clear about what students must achieve and use data to make sure all are on track to do so;
  • Provide teachers and education leaders flexibility, training, and support to use the data to answer questions and act on the answers;
  • Be transparent and explain exactly why student data is needed and how it will be used; and,
  • Give teachers and parents access to information on their students while protecting students’ privacy.
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A version of this article appeared in the April 27, 2016 edition of Education Week as Student Data


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