Data-Informed Analytics

Local Control Funding Formula Overview

Enacted in 2013-14, the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) is a way for schools to focus funding decisions on student success. School districts are required to involve parents in planning and decision-making and in developing Local Control and Accountability Plans (LCAPs) California Department of Education: Local Control Funding Formula

Education Data Partners

Ed-Data is a partnership of the California Department of Education, EdSource, and the Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team/California School Information Services (FCMAT/CSIS). This site offers educators, policy makers, the legislature, parents, and the public quick access to data about K-12 education in California. Ed Data

College Next CCGI

CCGI is a non-profit that manages, the State of California’s college- and career- planning platform. K-12 districts in College Next regions can access all the data-informed functionality available on free of charge. By leveraging the resources, students will experience easier transitions as they move from high school into college and career. Parents can track progress on college and career-planning activities and tools to increase “a-g” completion. K-12 educators and college outreach staff can track students individually or in the aggregate to inform guidance and necessary interventions.

Data-Informed Analytics

Hosted by the U.S. Department of Education, this site assists stakeholders in protecting the privacy of students by providing official guidance on FERPA , technical best practices and the answers to Frequently Asked Questions. Student Privacy

Learning Analytics Can Be Deceiving

In this article published in THE Journal, Cathie Norris and Elliot Soloway caution educators to take a step back and really think about what use of learning analytics actually means when referring to use in K-12 education. Learning Analytics Can Be Deceiving

California School Dashboard

The California School Dashboard offers parents and educators information on school and district progress so they can help make informed decisions to improve student learning. California School Dashboard and California State Performance Overview

Consolidated Application

The Consolidated Application (ConApp) is used by the California Department of Education (CDE) to distribute categorical funds from various federal programs to county offices, school districts, and direct-funded charter schools throughout California. California Department of Education: Consolidated Application

Funding Rates and Information

Provides funding rates and other information by fiscal year, beginning in 2015–16, for programs funded through the Principal Apportionment. California Department of Education: Funding Rates & Information

California School Dashboard and System of Support

3 key strategies for schools, districts considering predictive analytics

This article offers three strategies for schools and districts planning to implement use of learning analytics. They are: start small with specific goals; context is everything; and, don’t frame interventions as punitive. 3 key strategies

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