Do Teachers and Parents have the Necessary Resources to Help Students Meet Goals?

Do Teachers and Parents have the Necessary Resources to Help Students Meet Goals?

July 24, 2017

Paige Kowalski, executive vice president of Data Quality Campaign, argued that while states are seeking to set large goals under ESSA, “teachers and parents lack a necessary resource to help their students meet those goals: data.” Kowalski advocated for an increase in data because “We have seen that the transformation of the role of data in education from a tool for compliance and accountability into one that informs conversations and inspires action has begun. She encourages states to “not stop the momentum.” Read more in DQC’s latest report, “Time to Act 2017: Put Data in the Hands of People.”