The 6 Critical Jobs of an Effective District Data Ecosystem

Using data in a district context is deceptively difficult—a classic case of “data-rich, information-poor.” According to a recent survey of over 4,000 teachers across the United States, over two-thirds of teachers (67 percent) indicated that they were not fully satisfied with the effectiveness of the data and tools they had access to on a regular basis (Teachers Know Best).

Although every district will have needs that are unique, given the local context and strategic objectives, there are six jobs that every effective district data ecosystem must do to remain effective for educators.

 Read about the 6 Critical Jobs of an Effective Data Ecosystem and the tools—from spreadsheets to data warehouses—we most often see used to get those jobs done.