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K-12 Education

Education Planning Resources: The Case for Dashboards in K-12 and Higher Education

The educational landscape has drastically shifted across the country. Challenges that have surfaced for both higher education and K-12 are unique to their scope but still share a common thread. The impact of a global pandemic, from early stages of…

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Data Walls in Schools

What exactly is a Data Wall? A Data Wall is just what it sounds like, an easy-to-implement method for physically tracking student progress on a wall by using various visual representations. Data walls can take many forms depending on the…

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5 Steps to Becoming a Data-Driven School

The data generated by, and associated with, students and educators is a valuable, yet largely untapped resource. From assessing student progress to determining the effectiveness of a new curriculum or teaching method, data can (and should) be used to guide…

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Education Data Sets: What we’ve Learned from Data.gov

According to Lauren Kent, “As of 2013, America’s high school dropout rate had reached a record low: Just 7% of 18- to 24-year-olds that year had dropped out of high school, down from 12% in 2000.” Education is something everyone…

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iDashboards Adds New Layer of Accountability for Alexandria City Public Schools

November 23, 2015 – Alexandria, Va. – Alexandria City Public Schools has launched iDashboards, which will add an extra layer of accountability and transparency to its presentation of numbers. iDashboards provides a way for the public to look at division-wide…

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Educational Institutions and Data Visualization

Leading and growing any organization, especially an educational institution, requires more than just big data alone. If you cannot effectively understand the implications of multiple data sets, you may be missing opportunities to improve outcomes. And when it comes to…

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