The document is intended as a guide to the skillful and appropriate use of education data. It includes an introduction and three briefs written for educators, school and district leaders, and state program staff. Each brief is designed to provide stakeholders with practical information on the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to identify, access, interpret, and use education data for action.
Publications of the National Forum on Education Statistics do not undergo the formal review required for products of the National Center for Education Statistics. The information and opinions published here are the product of the National Forum on Education Statistics and do not necessarily represent the policy or views of the U.S. Department of Education or the National Center for Education Statistics.