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December 2008/January 2009 | Volume 66 | Number 4
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Jeffrey R. Henig
The politicization of education research has been dispiriting, but there are encouraging signs that research is improving.
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Frederick M. Hess
The "old stupid" was not using data at all. Now the pendulum has swung the other way.
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.
George Johnson and Susan Bonaiuto
To be meaningful, accountability must grow out of local priorities.
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Paul E. Barton and Richard J. Coley
Understanding the nuances of data requires seeing the whole picture.
Bill Preble and Larry Taylor
When bullying and harassment rear their heads, student-led research helps address the issues.
Roberta Buhle and Camille L. Z. Blachowicz
Coaches help teachers connect information and find relevant applications.
The director of the What Works Clearinghouse calls for backing rigorous research studies.
Jennifer L. Steele and Kathryn Parker Boudett
Lessons from eight schools that seek to understand student achievement data.
Elliot Washor, Karen Arnold and Charles Mojkowski
A school looks at the life trajectories of its recent graduates to assess high school practices.
Makeba Jones and Susan Yonezawa
Why and how students can guide research at school.
Standardized test scores are not always the right data to use.
Margery B. Ginsberg and Catherine Brown
Barnett Berry, Carolann Wade and Paula Trantham
Surveys on working conditions point to the need for change.
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W. James Popham
Jane L. David
Douglas B. Reeves
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Amy M. Azzam
Thomas R. Hoerr
Learn to love—and understand—data, this Outstanding Young Educator recommends.
Jennifer D. Morrison and Margaret Rudt
Two middle schools take different routes, but both make adequate yearly progress.
Robert E. Slavin, Gwen Carol Holmes and Cecelia Daniels
A school unifies around data, improvement, and pride.
Jonathan Cohen, Terry Pickeral and Molly McCloskey
Educating the whole child calls for assessing hard-to-measure indicators.
Kim K. Metcalf
What do blood pressure and school data have in common?
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