Student & District Data

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Education Funding Using AI to Guide School Funding: 4 Takeaways
One state is using AI to help guide school funding decisions. Will others follow?
Mark Lieberman, March 1, 2024
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School & District Management What the Research Says Most Schools Have Early-Warning Systems. Some Kids Are Still Getting Lost
A study finds that one such system prevented absenteeism among some students but not others.
Sarah D. Sparks, February 27, 2024
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Student Achievement What the Research Says Next NAEP to Take Deeper Look at Poverty's Connection to Students' Achievement
Researchers say the new measure could yield a more accurate reading of how family income affects students' test scores.
Sarah D. Sparks, February 26, 2024
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English-Language Learners Nuanced Accountability Would Help English Learners. New Research Shows How
A new report offers suggestions on how states can approach federal accountability measures with more nuance for English learners.
Ileana Najarro, February 8, 2024
5 min read
Jun Kim, Director of Technology for Moore Public Schools, poses for a portrait outside the Center for Technology on Dec. 13, 2023 in Moore, Okla.
Jun Kim, is the director of technology for the Moore school district in Moore, Okla., He has made securing student data a priority for the district and the state.
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Privacy & Security Q&A Why One Tech Leader Prioritizes Explaining Student Data Privacy to Teachers
Jun Kim, the director of technology for an Oklahoma school district, helped build a statewide database of vetted learning platforms.
Alyson Klein, February 5, 2024
3 min read
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Student Well-Being What the Research Says 5 Ways Schools Can Find Homeless Students That They Might Overlook
As numbers of homeless children surge, new research shows how schools can do a better job of finding them.
Sarah D. Sparks, January 29, 2024
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School Climate & Safety What the Research Says A Snapshot of Crime and Safety in Schools
The latest federal data show fewer crime and drug incidents in high schools in the 2021-22 school year.
Sarah D. Sparks, January 17, 2024
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School Choice & Charters More Young Kids Opted for Private School After COVID Hit
Newly released federal data shed light on where some students who left public schools during the pandemic ended up.
Mark Lieberman, December 6, 2023
3 min read
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Student Achievement Q&A 3 Must-Haves for Effective Tutoring
A national expert on tutoring highlights effective practices for schools.
Sarah D. Sparks, November 22, 2023
3 min read
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Discipline data from the 2020-21 pandemic era, released by the U.S. Department of Education, shows persisting disparities in discipline based on race and disability status.
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School Climate & Safety Disparities, Bullying, and Corporal Punishment: The Latest Federal Discipline Data
As most schools offered hybrid instruction in 2020-21, Black students and students with disabilities were disproportionately disciplined.
Eesha Pendharkar, November 21, 2023
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Privacy & Security Saturn Is a New App for High Schoolers. Here’s Why It Has Educators Concerned
Saturn is billed as a time-management app, but experts see potential privacy concerns in allowing it broad access to students' schedules.
Alyson Klein, November 16, 2023
6 min read