Optimizing Education Data Systems
This infographic depicts key actions and elements in creating and maintaining an optimized data system in education. Guidance from the Data Quality Campaign’s 10 Actions to Ensure Effective Data Use and 10 Essential Elements of a Statewide Longitudinal Data System are included, as well as the Institute for Education Science’s Five Steps for Structuring Data-Informed Conversations and Action in Education, the U.S. Department of Education’s Life Cycle of Data, and readings on formative and summative data. Each section contains a “hot” link that will take viewers to web pages that elaborate on the subjects in greater depth. Use this infographic to better visualize key concepts in data optimization, or present the graphic as a teaching tool in workshops and professional development trainings.