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Superintendents should be aware that federal funding sources from ESSA to ESSER let state education leaders invest in the collection and analysis of district data.
Here’s why central office and building leaders in the Pass Christian School District meet regularly to take deep dives into their data.
The case for smart assessment of essential skills at the secondary level to ensure success.
Many school districts have put out little information about 2021 summer learning and enrichment plans. Moreover, many of the plans released are missing high-leverage strategies like tutoring, assessment data, and clear communication plans.
The achievement impact of COVID is shrinking in many grades, though students remain farther behind in math, according to Star assessments of 3.8 million students.
Districts reported lower kindergarten enrollment in 2020-21, which means returning students could alter the traditional makeup of the early grades this fall.
For the first time in a long time, district leaders are facing fewer spending constraints as they look for innovations to move past COVID's disruptions.
Many educators are coming to recognize that the disruptions of COVID have thrown into sharp relief the need to assess students more equitably.
Girls in the U.S. showed higher rates of growth mindset than did boys. More affluent students also expressed a greater belief in the potential to expand intelligence.
Aptitude tests provide a more complete picture of a students' abilities and potential, and can open their eyes to new potential careers, research says.
Los Angeles USD leaders moved a half-million students online but now face challenges of inequitable learning gaps and high school graduation declines.