Although more work remains to ensure that every district has access to the necessary tools and resources to get full value from education data, some states are beginning to use legislation to provide districts with support for data use. What steps have they taken and what might we expect to see in 2018?
On Thursday, January 18th, join James Mikolowsky, Policy and Advocacy Associate at the Data Quality Campaign, discussed:
James Mikolowsky is a Policy and Advocacy Associate at the Data Quality Campaign, where he supports his DQC colleagues on a number of cross-cutting projects by contributing writing, policy analysis, and background research. He was drawn to DQC’s mission of empowering students, parents, and educators by giving them the education data they need to raise student achievement.
Before joining DQC in 2016, James worked for US Senator Richard Blumenthal, where he oversaw the senator’s education policy portfolio, working with advocacy groups and other stakeholders to draft legislation, prepare policy reports, and navigate legislative strategy. In this role he worked on a variety of education issues, including student digital privacy, social and emotional learning, and student debt relief.