What We Do

  • FIND TOP DATA TALENT

    We find best-in-class quantitative talent with a passion for education research and match them with school systems in need of data talent.

  • TRAIN DATA LEADERS

    We develop data strategists to generate and communicate new evidence that helps educators and policy leaders make better decisions for students.

  • PROVIDE ANALYTIC TOOLS

    We build and share tools that make it easier to answer mission critical questions in school systems.

  • SUPPORT EVIDENCE-DRIVEN DECISION MAKING

    We work hand-in-hand with organizations as they generate and use evidence to put in place stronger policies and practices.

  • SUSTAIN AN INSPIRING NETWORK

    We convene 200+ agency representatives each year at our annual convening, bring together our alumni fellows, and match fellows and researchers to carry out meaningful projects.

Institute for Leadership in Analytics

SDP Fellowship

A two-year program for education agencies and data strategists committed to making a measurable difference in education.

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Become a Partner

Build and strengthen your data team.

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Become a Fellow

Get started on your path toward impact.

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Customized Training

Our Tools

The Strategic Data Project builds and shares tools and resources to help school systems and education agencies better manage, analyze, and use data to significantly improve student achievement. From practitioner tools to address the"summer melt" phenomenon to statistical code to analyze human capital pipelines, our tools have helped hundreds of agencies answer and address mission-critical questions in education.

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