Choosing a Data Platform for Individualized Success Planning: A Guide for School and Community Leaders

Success Planning Data Platform GuideIn this piece, we focus on the role of data platforms in supporting Success Planning. We identify key considerations for selecting a platform and showcase examples of data platforms used by members of the Education Redesign Lab’s By All Means network, including Salesforce in Oakland, Unite Us in Louisville, and an online portal integrated with Google Classroom in southern Illinois. We also include brief spotlights of platforms developed by national student support organizations such as Communities In Schools and City Connects.  Finally, we share features of some popular data platforms used by school districts to capture comprehensive student data.