Closing The Achievement Gap With The Power of Data – Getting Smart

Below is an excerpt from an article published by Getting Smart.


A recent analysis of low-income student achievement in large U.S. cities gives reason for both optimism and concern as it highlights the limitations and potential of state and local data.

The Education Equality Index (EEI) site, designed through a partnership between national nonprofits Education Cities and GreatSchools, recently released its data analysis findings from over 55,000 schools nationally. (Education Cities is a network of “harbor masters” who take responsibility for outcomes in a metro area. We see it as one of the key local intermediary roles that must exist to promote quality at scale.)

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