Posts filed under: Data Analysis

Renewing administrative certification in Alabama is done through the “Professional Learning Unit,” acquiring a set of five over a five-year period. Thought retired from public education (although anyone who has kept up with me knows that I am not retired–just...
Do you find yourself drowning in data yet starved for meaning? Do you have filing cabinets filled with data, yet you are at a loss as to how to organize and communicate what the data is showing? If you are...
If you are attending the National Middle School Association Convention in Baltimore, please join me for these two presentations, both happening on November 5:Your Own Blog in 10 Minutes or Less (2:00)Data That Matters: Using a Balanced Scorecard to Summarize...
For those who are involved with Alabama schools, I highly recommend this blog post, which points out some of the pitfalls of the way Adequate Yearly Progress is calculated. For example, when results were released this year, we saw that...
Thanks again to everyone that came to one or more of my workshops at AETC. I have made the revisions I needed on the “Data That Matters” spreadsheet. It is ready for you to download and use. You can click...
Every year, schools across America have in their computer databases a wealth of data that can be reported in any number of ways. Every year, schools across America dump a portion of that data as those computer programs promote students...