States have met the Data Quality Campaign's checklists for data system structure and policies, but how will they make that information useful?
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October 29, 2014
The U.S. Department of Education wants advice on what to evaluate next.
July 25, 2014
State leaders sitting on mountains of student data are merging on Washington D.C. next week to share ways to make it more useful to educators.
June 26, 2014
The Institute of Education Sciences has launched a new $5 million research center to figure out how to make research work for schools.
November 14, 2011
A House education subcommittee will hold its first hearing on reauthorizing federal education research law on Wednesday.
September 19, 2011
Education Week resource highlights research and trends in data-driven decision making.
July 22, 2011
The National Center for Education Statistics' annual National Forum on Education Statistics and NCES Data Conference begins next week, and Inside School Research will be live-Tweeting the event. While STATS-D.C. is always geared to the technical side, this year explosion of new sessions on using state longitudinal data systems and the piles of new data coming in from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
July 19, 2011
The Common Education Data Standards Initiative released a first draft of the second stage of its core data definitions, intended to get state data systems talking the same language.
July 19, 2011
The Austin, Texas-based Michael and Susan Dell Foundation has released a new data standard, intended to help educators and researchers to use information from state and local data systems even before the systems have been aligned.
July 18, 2011
The National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education, or CALDER, today merged with fellow nonprofit, the American Institutes for Research, leaving its previous home at the Urban Institute.