The Kentucky Department of Education, in partnership with the Strategic Data Project (an initiative of the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University), 55,000 Degrees, the Prichard Committee for Academic Excellence and Jefferson County Public Schools, has unveiled a new, interactive online tool aimed at improving college-going and persistence in Kentucky.
The U.S. Department of Education has new guidance for schools and districts on how to keep parents and students better informed about what student data is collected and how it is used. The new guidance recommends that schools and districts provide parents with information, such as: What information are you collecting about students? Why are you collecting this information? How is [...]
The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) recently released the first comprehensive look at civil rights data from every public school in the country in nearly 15 years. The Civil Rights Data Collection (CRDC) from the 2011-12 school year was announced by U.S. Department of Education Secretary Arne Duncan and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder at J.O. [...]
Kentucky has earned high marks for its effective collection and use of educational data to improve student achievement.
Estill County looks to data when making decisions to improve classroom learning.
Data collection in district helps preschool students better prepare for kindergarten.