Resources from the Field

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June 2017 | Leader Tracking Systems: Turning Data Into Information for School Leadership
The Wallace Foundation

This publication reports on insights gained from six large school districts working to build a stronger corps of effective principals. 

June 2017 | Supporting High-Quality State Assessments
Education First

This website provides state assessment resources for parents and policymakers. 

May 2017 | A Stronger Nation
Lumina Foundation

Investigate Lumina’s focus on the Goal 2025 progression – one that prepares Americans for informed citizenship and success in a global economy.  

May 2017 | Big Data in Education: Balancing the Benefits of Educational Research and Student Privacy
National Academy of Education

The report addresses the tension between reaping the educational benefits that access to comprehensive data provides and ensuring student privacy.

May 2017 | Educators Speak Up: Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in Delaware
Rodel Teacher Council

This brief contains survey results from over 200 Delaware educators representing a broad range of grade level instruction, experience and geography.

May 2017 | I Need You, You Need Me: The Young, The Old, and What We Can Achieve Together
Generations United and The Eisner Foundation

This report highlights how generations can work together to make their communities better places.

May 2017 | Improving the Assessment of Student Learning in the Arts – State of the Field and Recommendations
National Endowment for the Arts

This report examines current trends, promising techniques and successful practices being used to assess student learning in the arts.

May 2017 | Searching for Opportunity: Examining Racial Gaps in Access to Quality Schools in California and a List of Spotlight Schools

This report shows wide discrepancies in parents' access to high quality schools in the state of California. However, some schools are defying the statistics. 

May 2017 | States Can and Must Include Postsecondary Enrollment Data on Report Cards
Data Quality Campaign

Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), states are required to publish postsecondary enrollment data, where available, on report cards.

April 2017 | ESSA: Mapping opportunities for civic education
Education Commission of the States

This report provides an ESSA overview and shows how specific ESSA goals can be reached through civic learning and engagement.