Overview of foundations and techniques for, collecting and using data for inquiry-based school, improvement. Introduces several levels of data use, and application, moving from state accountability, requirements to equalizing access to high, standards for all students. The course is designed, to prepare the Principal practitioner to conduct, high quality improvement cycles aimed at classroom, and school environments. Participants will use, improvement science practices to collect, analyze,, communicate, and use various forms of data in, school visioning, collaborative improvement, planning, and decision making. Thorough coverage, of these topics is designed to equip school, leaders with the knowledge and skills necessary to, select, evaluate, and apply findings from extant, research related to personnel, classroom, school,, or district levels problems of practice.