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Why Do State and Local School Agencies Underinvest in Evidence? 

Why Do State and Local School Agencies Underinvest in Evidence? 

In a new Brown Center Chalkboard post, CEPR Faculty Director Thomas Kane asks not only why state and local education agencies underinvest in evaluation research, but what may be done to encourage them to do more.

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SDP Yearbook 2013: A Year in Review

SDP Yearbook 2013: A Year in Review

SDP is heading into its fifth year of operations, a chance for our team to reflect on our past and plan for the future. Our yearbook highlights last year’s progress on bringing together the right people, assembling the right data, and performing the right analysis to help education leaders make better decisions to improve student outcomes.

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Apply Now for the SDP Fellowship

Apply Now for the SDP Fellowship

The SDP Fellowship is an opportunity for data strategists to have an immediate impact on education policy decisions that affect student outcomes.

Applications now available for Cohort 6. 

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SDP Seeking Cohort 6 Partners

SDP Seeking Cohort 6 Partners

SDP is now accepting partnership applications. Build your agency's analytic capacity by hosting or enrolling an SDP Fellow. Apply today

Photo: SDP Fellow Patricia Malgieri and Superintendent Bolgen Vargas of Rochester City School District collaborate at the SDP Fellowship Orientation for Cohort 5.

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Human Capital Edition Now Available

Human Capital Edition Now Available

The SDP Toolkit for Effective Data Use is a resource guide for education agency analysts who collect and analyze data on student achievement. Completing the toolkit produces a set of basic, yet essential, human capital and college-going analyses that every education agency should have as a foundation to inform strategic management and policy decisions.

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Join our network of data strategists working to improve student outcomes.

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Use Our Indicators

Measure your agency's progress with our Strategic Performance Indicators.

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Become a Partner

Build your agency's capacity to use rigorous analytics to inform management and policy.

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Download Our Toolkit

Explore your agency's existing data to gain new strategic insights.

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