This report investigates the preparedness of Southwestern Pennsylvania school districts to meet the challenges of using data to improve instruction, evaluate the effectiveness of schools, teachers and programs, and create reports. It examines state policies and the roles of regional service agencies, identifies next steps in developing data-driven decisionmaking capabilities, and recommends actions stakeholders can take to support this development.
Table of Contents
Data Collection and Methods
Current DDDM Practices in Southwestern Pennsylvania School Districts
Factors that Enable Data-Driven Decisionmaking
Conclusions and Recommendations