Del. education data gets high marks

By Frank Gerace 2:51pm, November 15, 2012
A new report says Delaware is among the best in the U.S. when it comes to building a database that can make education better.

Details from WDEL's Frank Gerace.

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The Data Quality Campaign's "Data For Action 2012" report says Delaware is one of only 10 states that's implemented 8 of the DQC's "10 essential elements" for building a database.

"First and foremost, they have really led the nation in creating a strong teacher-of-record definition, which is able to connect individual teachers with individual students," DQC Executive Director Aimee Guidera tells WDEL News.

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Guidera says Delaware's also been producing a high-quality high school feedback report, and is one of 14 states to link its education and workforce data systems.

You can see the report by clicking here.

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