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Document Number: 3178

How Data Can Help: Putting Information to Work to Raise Student Achievement PDF - The research described in this article is based on interviews with six school districts in five states (California, Colorado, Iowa, Maryland and Texas) that have successfully used data to refocus their improvement efforts. Most districts have designated a person in every school to collect, analyze and report student achievement data. Other qualities the districts share include: strong leadership; support from teachers, students, and parents; use of curriculum specialists for additional support; and flexibility to restructure the school day according to student needs. (Jane Armstrong and Katy Anthes, Reprinted with permission from American School Board Journal, November 2001. Copyright 2001 National School Boards Association. All rights reserved.)...
Author: Jane Armstrong & Katy Anthes
Publication: ASBJ

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