Action Issues

College and Career Readiness

Every state has committed to preparing all students for postsecondary education and careers.

Federal Policy

Federal policy is an important lever for state progress in ensuring effective data use.

Local Data Use

States can take action on priorities to provide actionable data and ensure data literacy.

P–20/Workforce Pipeline

States can take action on data priorities to link, govern, and use data.

Privacy, Security, & Confidentiality

Policymakers and education stakeholders can appropriately and effectively balance the use of data to improve student outcomes.

Teacher Effectiveness

States can take action on data priorities to build the capacity to collect, link, and use data about the educator workforce.