Managing Up, Part 5 of 5 – What Data Do You Need?

This is the last entry in this series. Part 1 and 2 were published on 2/16/09. Parts 3 and 4 were published on 2/17/09

I have a friend I’ve been working with for a couple of years now. He may be the one of the best principals in the business at rapidly turning around a campus. He sent me some questions that his assistant superintendent gave him to answer. Here are my answers to the fifth and final set of questions, his were similar.

Q: What data will you track to tell you whether you’re making progress in solving this problem?

A: R4 Hyper-Monitoring data; short-term, common assessment data; short-term attendance data; short-term student discipline data; state assessment data; graduation rate data; master schedule; and budget.

Your turn…