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Data System
A highly  responsive data system is critical in a standards-based education system. In addition to data that are currently collected in many education organizations, a Standards-based Education System requires that fidelity data are collected in order for the system to improve the supports that are provided for educators. This section helps teams identify, collect, and analyze data in order to make decisions about supports needed to improve teaching and learning.

Read the Overview of a Data System to learn more about the guidance provided in the Actions below.

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Data System Introduction

Develop shared understanding of a data system within standards-based education.


Overview of Data System
Activity: Shared Understanding of  Decision Support Data System
Activity: Sources of Data
Activity: Fidelity

Tools and Processes

Develop tools and processes to identify, collect, analyze and respond to data.


Overview of Tools and Processes
Activity: Planning for a Decision-Support System
Activity: Data Displays
Activity: Preparing for Analyzing and Responding to Data
Activity: Processes for Analyzing and Responding to Data

Evaluate Data System

Evaluate the effectiveness of the data system.


Overview of Evaluate the Data System
Activity: Analyze Data System for Effectiveness

To access content area-specific resources for use with the strategy and actions on this page, use the links below.