The goal of the Engage with Data blog is to highlight relevant issues that impact students, families, and communities and spark engaging discussions about how to address those issues through evaluation.

Numbers Can’t Tell the Whole Story

Numbers Can’t Tell the Whole Story You should know by now that I’m a bit of a data nerd.  I love spreadsheets. I love organizing data and using it to…

Five years!

Five years! Five years ago this week, I took the leap.  I was a Community School Coordinator (CSC) in Baltimore and a doctoral student, and it was time for a…

Survey Fails … and How to Recover from Them

Survey Fails … and How to Recover from Them Sometimes you launch a survey, and you’re blown away by the number of responses you get.  And sometimes, you’re not.  I…

Now is the time.

Now is the time. Fear. Uncertainty. Frustration. Isolation.  In recent conversations with districts across the country and in analyses of surveys for clients, these words have come up a lot.…

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