Drowning in Data but Thirsty for Analysis


by Melissa Roderick - 2012

This commentary frames the importance of the topic of this special issue by highlighting the changes that have occurred in school systems around data use, particularly in large urban districts, and the need for a more rigorous evidence base. Collectively, the articles in this volume provide a jumping-off point for such a research agenda around data use in schools. Each of the articles identifies significant gaps in our knowledge base and develops useful conceptual frameworks within which to think about the dimensions of data use, the quality of the research evidence, and the implications for the field.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 114 Number 11, 2012, p. 110309-
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 16815, Date Accessed: 10/19/2019 11:36:12 AM

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