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A Common Vision for Lifelong Learning and Stakeholder Collaboration Drives Classroom Data Use in Henry County, Georgia

Published: 05 February 2013

ID: G00247115

Analyst(s): Irma Fabular , RB Alhambra, Shawnte T Holland, Ivy I. Anderson, William Rust


With an SIS in place since 2008, the Henry County Schools had little trouble collecting data, but moved to meet the challenge of getting information into the hands of teachers. A partnership between IT and school leaders is making this vision of using data in the classroom a reality.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Start With a Common Vision for the Use of Data in the Classroom That Reflects the School District's Goal of Creating a Lifelong Learner
  • Establish a Partnership of Leaders in Administration, Instruction and IT to Promote a Common Vision for Moving Ahead With the Use of Data in the Classroom
  • Examine the Market for a Solution That Will Facilitate the Collection and Analysis of Instructional Data
  • Select and Implement a Solution With the Teachers and the Classroom in Mind, Especially With Regard to Professional Development and Ease of Use, and Pace the Deployment

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