Principal’s Use of Data
Prior to responding to the discussion post read pages 1 – 11 from the article, Principals’ Use of Data: An Executive Summary. This summary analyzes data based decision making, principal confidence in using data, attitudes toward district benchmarks, and professional learning related to data. Compare the executive summary to data use by your school leaders. What barriers to principals face with data? Do these barriers also impact school leaders in your building. How do these data issues impact school leadership and / or student achievement?