The U.S. Education Department is urging states and districts to make their longitudinal student data systems more available to researchers and education entrepreneurs.
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May 16, 2012
Problems with data used by a national high school ranking report highlights the importance of managing and checking education information.
December 20, 2011
American young adults are extending their education and putting off some major adult milestones, such as entering the workforce and marrying, compared to decades past, according to a new demographic report by the National Center for Education Statistics.
November 14, 2011
A House education subcommittee will hold its first hearing on reauthorizing federal education research law on Wednesday.
August 25, 2011
The Education Department has launched a new version of its school data Website with more tools for visitors to use the information.
August 25, 2011
The National Center for Education Statistics has released new state-level information on education reforms.
August 12, 2011
New Census Bureau data show more young children are reading with their families and more older children are taking honors courses than were a decade ago.
August 10, 2011
Studies of student progress on state and national tests highlight a disconnect in how policymakers judge programs' effectiveness.
August 02, 2011
States are working to make teacher-student data links more meaningful to teachers.
July 29, 2011
New federal grants and civil rights requirements have led states and districts to generate an unprecedented flood of data on students from preschool through college, and states are working to help districts make sense of it.