D3M (Data-Driven Decision Making)

November 20, 2013  |   Posted by :   |     |   Comments Off on D3M (Data-Driven Decision Making)»


Definition: When a decision is based upon supportive data rather than opinion or personal experience.

What This Means: Decision makers can be anyone in the education arena—parents, taxpayers, teachers, policy makers, legislators, etc. When one of the stakeholders must make a choice, having supportive data to point to is comforting and politically safe. (See our Optimal Reference Guide, “D3M Framework for Building a Longitudinal Data System” at www.espsg.comresources.)


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