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7月 192017
 

If you’re familiar with the SAS story, you know that we have deep roots in academia. But our CEO Jim Goodnight has always known that roots aren’t enough to achieve incremental growth. You also have to plant seeds. Analytics alone can’t drive change, help businesses succeed and make the world [...]

Planting seeds through education was published on SAS Voices by Fritz Lehman

4月 202017
 

Leaders in the education industry understand that when people at all levels have timely access to the right data and reports, they can generate trusted knowledge and insights that help transform programs, curriculums, student outcomes and more. That's how the industry's leaders deliver desired results faster to further student success. [...]

4 examples of how data, reporting and analytics are used in education was published on SAS Voices by Georgia Mariani

2月 092017
 

How important is reading to the skills gap? It's crucial. Through third grade, children are learning to read. After that, they read to learn. That is why reading proficiently by the end of third grade is one of the most reliable predictors of future success for children. Students who develop […]

Third-grade reading proficiency is key to reversing the “skills gap” was published on SAS Voices.

10月 112016
 

Last December, The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) was signed into law to ensure opportunity for all students in the United States. As part of this federal legislation, states now have the flexibility to design their own accountability systems following certain parameters outlined in ESSA. These accountability systems include academic and non-academic indicators. By […]

ESSA – accountability, indicators and analytics to drive informed decision making was published on SAS Voices.

4月 052016
 

With the recent changes to federal education policy, I wanted to learn more so I interviewed Emily Baranello, Vice President SAS Education Practice and Susan Gates, SAS Special Advisor on Education. In part 1 of the interview, they were helpful in explaining the new policies, impact, opportunities and challenges for […]

New education policies = new opportunities for reporting and analytics - part 2 was published on SAS Voices.

3月 302016
 

With the recent changes to federal education policy, I wanted to learn more about those changes and the impacts they'll have on P-12 education across the U.S. So, I decided to interview Emily Baranello, Vice President SAS Education Practice and Susan Gates, SAS Special Advisor on Education. Here's part one […]

New education policy = new opportunities for reporting and analytics - part 1 was published on SAS Voices.

9月 042015
 

This is my final entry in the Education Meets Big Data blog series. Let’s review what we've covered so far… In my first post, I explained that statewide longitudinal data systems (SLDSs) track student data from preschool through college and workforce across the state. SLDSs can be used to see one […]

Education Meets Big Data: The benefits of an SLDS was published on SAS Voices.

8月 202015
 

In my first blog post in the Education meets Big Data blog series, I explained the need for Statewide Longitudinal Data Systems(SLDS). In the blog post following, I shared an interview with Armistead Sapp, one of the authors of the book, "Implement, Improve and Expand Your Statewide Longitudinal Data System." In this […]

Education meets big data: key steps in preparing for your SLDS was published on SAS Voices.

7月 292015
 

In my previous blog post, I discussed the benefits of a Statewide Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) and shared a SAS book on the subject: Implement, Improve and Expand Your Statewide Longitudinal Data System by Armistead W Sapp III and Jamie McQuiggan. Today, I'm sharing a conversation I had with one of the book’s authors, […]

Education meets big data: implement, improve and expand Your SLDS was published on SAS Voices.