School & District Management Book

Data-Based Decision Making 2.0

By Nancy Protheroe, 2011
Price: Paperback, $20
BOOKS data based decisionmaking

The second edition of this best-selling resource, part of the NAESP Essentials for Principals series, highlights the growing sophistication in the use of data by school leaders for instructional and programmatic decisions. The types of data discussed include classroom and large-scale assessments, early literacy testing, RTI data, observational data, and program evaluations. This analysis also addresses early warning indicators and the preconditions necessary for effective data use. A joint publication of ERS and NAESP.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Preconditions for Effective Data Use
  • Developing a Process
  • Using Data to Assess the Effectiveness of School Program
  • Using Assessment Data to Improve Instruction
  • Response to Intervention (RTI) and Data Use
  • Using Data to Reduce the Dropout Rate
  • Using Teacher Observation Data to Improve Instruction
  • Summing Up