This brief is one in a series in which we revisit each of the design principles to ensure continued relevance to quality educator preparation and provide additional information on each based on a review of the literature. In this brief, we highlight the design principle titled: Data Empowered, as defined by BranchED. We believe quality educator preparation is predicated on an active culture of inquiry in which stakeholders and education partners engage in authentic and ongoing cycles of evidence-based improvement that begins with asking thoughtful questions, moves through organizational learning and action, and ends with an evaluation of the effectiveness of actions taken.

Brief: Data Empowerment

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