Student & District Data
School Climate & Safety As States Fall Short on Tracking Discipline, Concerns for Equity Grow
Pandemic upheavals have left a majority of states with holes in their data about discipline in schools, potentially worsening disparities.
Federal How the Pandemic Is Affecting Schools' Mandated Collection of Key Civil Rights Data
COVID-19 has complicated the work of gathering a vast store of civil rights data about schools that is required by the Education Department.
Privacy & Security Hackers Post 26,000 Broward School Files Online After District Doesn't Pay Ransom
Hackers who demanded up to $40 million from the Broward School District have now published nearly 26,000 files stolen from district servers.
Privacy & Security Download Cyberattacks Are on the Rise. Here's How Schools Should Respond (Downloadable Guide)
When hackers disrupt a district's network, consequences can be wide-ranging, from unexpected costs to communication challenges.
Federal Opinion 'Data' Has Become a Dirty Word to Public Education Advocates. It Doesn't Have to Be
Political scientist Jeffrey R. Henig describes how the Biden administration can reject test-score obsession and strengthen public schools.
Federal How Biden's Data Mandate Could Help Schools Navigate the COVID-19 Crisis
An executive order directs the Education Department to collect data on issues like whether schools offer in-person learning.
Data Will Coronavirus Hobble Yet Another National Education Survey?
Amid all the schooling disruptions, federal researchers are scrambling to connect with teachers and principals for a key national survey.
Student Well-Being Remote Learning Is Tough for Many Students. How 'Early-Warning' Data Can Help Schools Support Them
Schools with early-warning systems can stave off academic struggles. Experts advise on adapting the strategy for online learning.
Data Knowing How Students and Teachers Use Tech Is Vital
Data on the usage of educational technology tools can provide districts with a helpful road map for improving student engagement under remote, in-person, or hybrid learning conditions. See how school districts are using such data to make smart, strategic decisions.
Data Thousands of Schools Are Falling Short on Students' Data Privacy Rights, Report Says
Parents and students can opt out from schools disclosing personal information, but many schools don't make that option clear to families.
Data Coronavirus and School Research: A Major Disruption and Potential Opportunity
The pandemic is putting the kibosh on education research around the world, but it's also opening up opportunities to study new ways of learning in new environments.