This 2013 report discusses the current use of data in U.S. education and the implications of its use. The report asserts measures of learning are usually limited in number and scope, and data suggesting poor performance schools and teachers are often used punitively. It explains how the current system of student data collection more often than not creates “perverse incentives” for educators.
Published by: National Education Policy Center
Can We Reverse the Wrong Course on Data and Accountability?