Creating useful education data systems (it takes more than Race to the Top funds)

The L.A. Times describes California’s attempts to qualify for Race to the Top Funds both by changing state law to allow teacher- and student-level data to be connected (for teacher evaluations), and by laying plans for new databases. These would supposedly help address California’s chronic education-data challenges....Read it here.

Eric Osberg is a Vice President and Treasurer at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute