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US Department of Education, 2006
Spurred by the "No Child Left Behind Act" of 2001, virtually every educational reform program now includes an accountability component that requires sound data collection and reporting. Improving data quality has thus emerged as a high priority for educators and policymakers across the country. The list of programs for which data quality…
Descriptors: Accountability, Data Collection, Federal Legislation, Improvement
Creighton, Theodore B. – Corwin Press, 2006
Since the first edition of "Schools and Data", the No Child Left Behind Act has swept the country, and data-based decision making is no longer an option for educators. Today's educational climate makes it imperative for all schools to collect data and use statistical analysis to help create clear goals and recognize strategies for…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Program Evaluation, Educational Technology, Decision Making
Blink, Rebecca – Eye on Education, 2006
With real-world examples from actual schools, this book illustrates how to nurture a culture of continuous improvement, meet the needs of individual students, foster an environment of high expectations, and meet the requirements of NCLB. Each component of the Data-Driven Instructional Leadership (DDIS) model represents several branches of…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology, Educational Change
Klare, Matthew – National Dropout Prevention Center for Students with Disabilities, 2006
In order to comply with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004, states must collect valid data as needed to report annually to the Secretary of Education. This requirement, combined with those set forth in the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) legislation, has led states to collect and analyze data about their programs, districts,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Equal Education