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What Makes a High-Quality Districtwide Data System?

  • Topics

    Data for Instruction > Districtwide Data > Learn What Works
  • Grade Level

    Intermediate (4-6), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12), Preschool, Primary (K-3)

  • Author

    Doing What Works

Dr. Jeffrey Wayman discusses the characteristics of a high-quality data system: easy to use and understand, expandable, and flexible. Districts should first identify their needs and then select or build a system that meets those needs. Dr. Wayman discusses the importance of establishing a detailed list of requirements prior to purchasing or building a system.