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Commitment to a Long-Term Investment in Data Proves Successful for Virginia's Fairfax County Public Schools

Published: 13 March 2013

ID: G00249143

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


Fairfax County Public Schools' 11-year commitment to creating a data-driven environment is reaping benefits for the school district. Now, teachers, parents and students can easily access performance data that helps facilitate key discussions about each student's academic achievements.

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  • Key Challenges



  • Commit to Your Vision for Using Data in the Classroom, but Be Flexible in Your Approach
  • Use an Iterative Approach to Reduce Selection and Implementation Risks

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