Using Student Data to Make Instructional Decisions This report was prepared for the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional
Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, by the What Works Clearinghouse, operated by Mathematica Policy Research. The goal of this practice guide is to formulate specific and coherent evidence-based
recommendations for use by educators and education administrators to create the
organizational conditions necessary to make decisions using student achievement
data in classrooms, schools, and districts.