Data-driven decision making has become a standard practice in K-12 school systems today. As more school district functions become automated, K-12 leaders are able to collect all kinds of information to help them make better decisions that lead to significant improvements.
Most K-12 leaders are familiar with using data to plan and target instruction more effectively. But they might not be aware of the many ways that tracking and analyzing employees’ time and attendance data can reveal key trends and insights as well. Equipped with this information, school district leaders can make more informed staffing and policy decisions that save money, improve efficiency, and even lead to better teaching and learning.
Here are some important ways that analyzing time and attendance data can help K-12 leaders make smarter decisions for their schools.