3 Ways States Are Committing to Using Data to Meet Their Education Goals for Students Under ESSA

1. States are supporting districts and schools to use data.

  • 49 states committed to providing training and other supports to schools and districts in data analysis and use, to inform improvement.
  • 38 states committed to investing in data-based tools or developing monitoring processes that explicitly examine school data to support and continuously improve implementation.
  • 15 states committed to collecting data to continuously update the evidence backing school interventions.

2. States are using data at the agency level to monitor and foster progress.

  • 40 states committed to updating their long-term goals based on data.
  • 36 states committed to improving data quality.
  • 28 states committed to increasing the capacity of their state education agency to support accountability and school improvement.

3. States are increasing transparency.

  • 32 states committed to including measures beyond what is reported in their accountability system on state report cards, to provide a more complete picture of school and student performance.
  • 32 states committed to ongoing stakeholder engagement on implementation and outcomes.

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