Your Analytics Questions, Answered
Questions about data and analytics in schools? You’ve come to the right place.
Successful analytics isn’t about collecting the data, running a few equations, and discovering instant insight. It’s about asking the right questions and using the right tools to find valuable answers.
It may seem like a daunting task, but we’re here to help. Below, you’ll find specific questions about using analytics in schools — around students, finance/budgeting, comparing to peer districts, and more.
[VIDEOS]: Most Recent
How Do Our Programs Perform Compared to Other Districts?
A look at how you can use peer comparison data to determine how your Special Education, English Learner program, or any other programs perform compared to similar programs in peer districts locally or at the statewide level.
Other videos in this series
How Do We Track Program Spending Throughout the Year and Compare It to Our Budget?
This video explores how you can identify the key data pieces needed to evaluate your program spending. It also looks at identifying the programs to track, monitoring those programs with identified budget codes, and how to determine whether spending is on track.
Where to Start with Student Performance and Program Evaluation?
This video explores how you can use data to determine how your program impacts students, what impact it has on student performance, how you can identify which students are enrolled in a particular program, and how they are performing in and out of the program. It also looks at ways to determine where there may be gaps and gains for students who receive additional services within a given program as well as possible next steps for investing in those students.