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December 2008/January 2009 | Volume 66 | Number 4

Data: Now What?

Feature Articles

The Spectrum of Education Research

Jeffrey R. Henig

The politicization of education research has been dispiriting, but there are encouraging signs that research is improving.

The New Stupid

Frederick M. Hess

The "old stupid" was not using data at all. Now the pendulum has swung the other way.

Answering the Questions That Count

David Ronka, Mary Ann Lachat, Rachel Slaughter and Julie Meltzer

Schools of all sizes use the essential-questions approach to become data-driven decision makers.

Accountability with Roots

George Johnson and Susan Bonaiuto

To be meaningful, accountability must grow out of local priorities.

Measuring the Achievement Elephant

Paul E. Barton and Richard J. Coley

Understanding the nuances of data requires seeing the whole picture.

School Climate Through Students' Eyes

Bill Preble and Larry Taylor

When bullying and harassment rear their heads, student-led research helps address the issues.

The Assessment Double Play

Roberta Buhle and Camille L. Z. Blachowicz

Coaches help teachers connect information and find relevant applications.

Researchers and Educators: Allies in Learning

Mark Dynarski

The director of the What Works Clearinghouse calls for backing rigorous research studies.

The Collaborative Advantage

Jennifer L. Steele and Kathryn Parker Boudett

Lessons from eight schools that seek to understand student achievement data.

Data Beyond High School

Elliot Washor, Karen Arnold and Charles Mojkowski

A school looks at the life trajectories of its recent graduates to assess high school practices.

Student-Driven Research

Makeba Jones and Susan Yonezawa

Why and how students can guide research at school.

Measuring What Matters

Mike Schmoker

Standardized test scores are not always the right data to use.

A Day's Worth of Data

Margery B. Ginsberg and Catherine Brown

Using Data, Changing Teaching

Barnett Berry, Carolann Wade and Paula Trantham

Surveys on working conditions point to the need for change.



Why Teachers Must Be Data Experts

Jennifer Morrison

Learn to love—and understand—data, this Outstanding Young Educator recommends.

A Tale of Two Schools

Jennifer D. Morrison and Margaret Rudt

Two middle schools take different routes, but both make adequate yearly progress.

Raising the Bar at Furness High

Robert E. Slavin, Gwen Carol Holmes and Cecelia Daniels

A school unifies around data, improvement, and pride.

The Challenge of Assessing School Climate

Jonathan Cohen, Terry Pickeral and Molly McCloskey

Educating the whole child calls for assessing hard-to-measure indicators.

Taking Data to Heart

Kim K. Metcalf

What do blood pressure and school data have in common?

EL Study Guide

Teresa Preston