Education Trust West unpacks intra-district disparities in an excellent new study. Important implications for the teacher quality and school finance debate. Interesting finding on race/ethnicity v. low-income as a factor here. Must reading. Está en Español, también.
From the Center For Reinventing Public Education at the University of Washington comes “Buried Treasure” (pdf) a valuable new study by Mary Beth Celio and James Harvey about using data to make educational decisions. The report has a focus on leadership but broad utility.