A $12 million project to compile critical information about District of Columbia schools in one database available to policy makers and parents is several months behind schedule, and officials aren't prepared to say when it will be back on track, reports the Washington Post. The Statewide Longitudinal Education Data Warehouse aims to track each student from early childhood through college, using data now scattered among government agencies, the regular public school system, and the public charter school system. The system's potential long-term value to the District increased this summer with the Obama administration's introduction of the $4.35 billion "Race to...

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