Authored on: Nov 06, 2013
American schools are in crisis. Thirty years after the scathing education report A Nation at Risk: The Imperative for Educational Reform, they continue to lag behind much of the developed world in reading, science and math. Only eight countries have lower high school graduation rates. Now, educators are looking to the business world for new methods to boost performance.
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The report identifies key board areas where data mining can be applied to the improvement of K-12 education, as well as potential roadblocks these methods face and tips for overcoming them, ultimately laying out a roadmap for turning data into actionable intelligence and making education more student-centric.