ERIC Number: EJ833437
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Jan
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Learning about--and from--Data
Azzam, Amy M.
Educational Leadership, v66 n4 p91-92 Dec 2008-Jan 2009
This article presents several publications that can help educators hone their skills in using data effectively. These publications point out key measures of school quality, support professional development in data use, suggest action steps for building better data systems, and tackle data and equity issues. These publications include: (1) Good Measures for Good Schools; (2) Forum Curriculum for Improving Education Data: A Resource for Local Education Agencies; (3) Tapping into the Power of Longitudinal Data: A Guide for School Leaders; (4) Using Data to Address Equity Issues in Special Education; and (5) Projections of Education Statistics to 2017.
Descriptors: School Districts, Educational Change, Information Utilization, Longitudinal Studies, Educational Improvement, Equal Education, Special Education
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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