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Big data isn’t going anywhere. In fact, it will only get bigger as we gather more and more information everywhere. In education specifically, how can we embrace data? And as a lot more information comes at us, how can we improve how we work with volumes of information to inform key decisions?
Data is no longer the new kid in school. While many education organizations still grapple with data collection, analysis, and use, working with data has been around for well over a decade. As a sector, we’ve made progress in working with data since, but challenges persist. If “working with data” sounds simple, we all know it’s not.
More than 50 years after Martin Luther King, Jr.’s powerful call to “ let freedom ring ,” we still struggle to unleash the great potential of all of our nation’s children. But success in this all-important effort is within our reach. We have the capability to give every young person in this country—no matter her skin color or his family income—an excellent education. It’s within our power to prepare every single student in every classroom to thrive.
When EP Alumna Erica Mosca (Graduate School Fellowship 2011) made Las Vegas her home, it wasn’t the lure of luxe nightlife that attracted her. Instead, it was the opportunity to open students’ eyes to possibilities beyond the Strip.
In this Pioneer Profile, Julie Horowitz , EP's Senior Vice President of Strategic Talent Solutions, talks about why she’ll always be a New Yorker at heart, what she learned from Rapunzel, and why she most admires Nelson Mandela.