Education Data Shaping School Operations
Some schools are really embracing data and analyzing available information on school operations. A School near Dallas suspended instrument rentals fees after noticing a drop in marching and concert bands, which caused band participation to jump. Collecting data in the classroom can give concrete evidence of which instructional strategies work. As a super independent, Patricia Greco introduced a data driven approach to schools in her district. She encouraged teachers to not just look at numbers and scores, but also ask students for input on what kind of instruction works best for them.