Strategic Data Project

Delaware Takes the Lead in Tackling College Readiness and Retention

July 17, 2013

Delaware took a major step today toward improving low college graduation rates that are holding back the capabilities of our workforce nationwide. Governor Jack Markell and Secretary of Education Mark Murphy joined researchers from the Strategic Data Project (SDP), a program of the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University, to release findings on Delaware students’ college readiness, enrollment, and retention, presenting one of the first thorough analyses done for any state by SDP. The project continues the data-driven approach to student achievement that helped Delaware...

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Preeya Mbekeani

Preeya Mbekeani

Research Assistant
Doctoral Student
Harvard Graduate School of Education
2015 Mar 12

SDP-Affiliated Session at SXSWedu 2015

(All day)

In the session Turning Public Data into Public Knowledge, panelists will share how they are using new approaches to making education performance and finance data accessible, engaging, and understandable to put their cities at the forefront of turning public data into public knowledge for driving informed policy decisions. Panel members include SDP Fellow Jason Rose, Director of Data & Research at the Jacksonville Public Education Fund, SDP Fellows Manager Selena Tan, Natalie Brathwaite, Director of Programs & Community Engagement, and Robb Steller, Data Manager of Achieve Hartford.

2015 Mar 03

SDP Institute for Leadership in Analytics

Tue Mar 3 (All day) to Fri Mar 6 (All day)

Location: 

Cambridge, MA

The SDP Institute is a four-day workshop for any education analyst, not already part of the SDP Fellowship program, interested in analyzing student achievement data to understand students’ progress through high school and into college, as well as patterns of teacher placement, retention, and effectiveness. You need not be an expert in statistical programming, though a basic understanding is recommended (e.g., Stata, SAS, R, SPSS). The SDP Institute seeks analysts passionate about changing the culture of data use in education who are ready to take their statistical skills to the next level!

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2014 Jul 28

STATS-DC Data Conference

Mon Jul 28 (All day) to Fri Aug 1 (All day)

Location: 

Washington, DC

SDP fellows, alumni, and staff will be presenting on the topics of college readiness, graduation rates, statewide data systems, and strategic analytics at the upcoming the STATS-DC conference (see the affiliated schedule). Stay engaged via @HarvardCEPR and #STATSDC.... Read more about STATS-DC Data Conference

2014 Jul 08

SDP Institute for Leadership in Analytics

Tue Jul 8 (All day) to Fri Jul 11 (All day)

Location: 

Harvard Graduate School of Education

The SDP Institute is a four-day workshop for any education analyst, not already part of the SDP Fellowship program, interested in analyzing student achievement data to understand students’ progress through high school and into college and patterns of teacher effectiveness. You need not be an expert in statistical programming, though a basic understanding is recommended (e.g., Stata, SAS, R, SPSS). The SDP Institute seeks analysts passionate about changing the culture of data use in education who are ready to take their statistical skills to the next level!

Through the SDP Institute...

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