Data provides a fuller picture of students’ performance with information such as participation, assessments, and growth on skills over time. Having this greater understanding of students’ strengths and where they need to grow equips students to have more ownership over their learning.

Data also enables students to work on a skill or content until they have mastered it, broadening their learning beyond time spent in the classroom.

As more and more schools across the nation adopt visions for personalized learning, the nonprofit Data Quality Campaign has produced new graphical resources that illustrate that data makes personalized learning possible, no matter...

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