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#1: Get Your Baseline

Get Your Baseline

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What does it mean?
Baseline data describes things as they are right now.
Why does it matter?
Baseline data helps you set direction by highlighting where your needs are greatest.

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#2: Align Your Resources

Align Your Resources

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What does it mean?
Resource data shows where schools are putting their time, effort, and money.
Why does it matter?
Resource data shows whether your resources are distributed equitably and are aligned to your district goals.

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#3: Programs and Practices

Programs and Practices

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What does it mean?
Data from programs and practices tells you how schools and students are currently doing.
Why does it matter?
Ongoing data from school programs indicates whether schools' curriculum and interventions are increasing students' learning

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#4: Assess Outcome

Assess Outcomes

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What does it mean?
Outcomes data shows if students are learning enough. Data on outcomes includes things like test scores, graduation rates, and discipline records.
Why does it matter?
Outcomes data tells you whether you've succeeded, and becomes the baseline data for the next year.

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