Recommends ways to improve student achievement by using data to drive decision-making, sharing best practices, encouraging innovation, and supporting improvement through professional development. Details how to expand and enhance current data systems.
- Observation: Continue building the longitudinal student and teacher data systems (CALPADS and CALTIDES).
- Observation: Enhance the quality, accessibility, completeness, and basic use of its current K-12 data systems.
- Observation: Expand the use of that information and data by building more advanced systems that encourage collaboration and best-practice sharing for instruction, administration, and other district functions; provide standard ways to evaluate local, state, and federally funded programs; and improve educators and administrator recruiting, effectiveness, professional development, and retention.
- Observation: Create interagency linkages to better inform decisions using data beyond K-12