A framework intended to lead school teams, who are motivated to make positive changes, through the entire data-driven decision-making process (collecting data, analyzing data, reviewing goals, selecting action/strategies, monitoring and evaluating).
This attached documents include a separate comprehensive handbook for Elementary and Secondary schools, listing all of the key components of t the data-driven decision-making process. At each stage, there are reflective questions included and numerous examples to help guide users through the process.
The attachment is a 10 page guide designed to support teachers and administrators identify strengths and areas of improvement within their school and to create a measurable plan to improve outcomes. This reference tool can be reviewed and the tables completed as often as needed to support the data-driven decision-making process.
Data wise: A step-by-step guide to using assessment results to improve teaching and learning, Boudett, K. P., City, E. A. & Murnane, R. J., 2005.Data Wise in Action: Stories of Schools Using Data to Improve Teaching and Learning, Boudett, K. P., 2007.
Besser, L. et al. (2008). Decision making for results: Data-driven decision making (2nd ed.). Englewood, Colorado: Lead + Learn Press, A division of Advanced Learning Centers, Inc. *Under ownership of new publishers: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Baltimore City Public Schools have created a similar document to support the decision making for results process, including a rubric for the six steps.