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.

What I Learned from a Not-So-Great Year

What I Learned from a Not-So-Great Year I know I’m in good company when I say that I’m not sad to say goodbye to 2019. I also know that the…

Telling Community Stories to Affect Change

Telling Community Stories to Affect Change It’s funny where the most interesting and engaging conversations can happen. At the gym last week, I had a few random, but passionate conversations…

Evaluating Our Thanksgiving Dinner

Evaluating Our Thanksgiving Dinner This was an unusual Thanksgiving for my family. My parents have always hosted Thanksgiving at their house; it is one of the few family traditions that…

Bill Gates and the Importance of Social Capital

Bill Gates and the Importance of Social Capital My husband and I recently finished watching the new Netflix documentary, Inside Bill’s Brain. We both found Bill Gates’ story to be fascinating and…

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