Student Data: A Divider or a Unifier in Education?

A 2018 study found that 75% of teachers across the U.S. identified data-driven instruction as the top trend in how ed-tech is used in their schools. That’s up from 28% in 2017. Is that a good thing? How data is used in schools can build bridges or create bigger divides, between teachers and administrators, the community and schools, and between students and their futures. We examine how data can be used—and misused—and where educators and entrepreneurs should be cautious about data collection.

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Data
Level: Basic Understanding