This article reports on efforts to use school data to make improvements on goals selected by the personnel at the school. This follows the philosophy of "continuous improvement" which is prevalent in other fields. The writer content that data should be used for improvement, not accountability.Source:
Benjamin Herold, Education Week, March 21, 2018Description:
"New data systems really have to allow [teachers and principals] to say what they want to accomplish, and determine whether they've accomplished it," said Louis Gomez, a professor of education and information studies at the University of California, Los Angeles, and a co-author of the 2015 book, Learning to Improve, How America's Schools Can Get Better at Getting Better. "Just monitoring how we're doing is not going to help us get better."Read the full article here!