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Education Cities’ “Education Equality Index” is a metric with problems

Education Cities has released a new report¬†and interactive data on achievement gaps nationally. They have collected a large national data set and have created a new metric, which they are calling the Education Equality Index (EEI) in order to compare … Continue reading

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Intelligence Squared debates: voting data

Intelligence Squared US is a series of public debates on a wide variety of important, contentious topics.¬† A motion is proposed and two experts who support the motion debate two experts who oppose the motion. The debates take place in … Continue reading

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Student data for pattern-seeking, not just assessing

It is not news that, in the last decade, the use of data (often based on standardized test scores) has exploded. In addition to being used to assess how well students have learned the material for a particular class, student … Continue reading

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