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Parent Dashboard for School Transparency
About the Parent Dashboard
The Parent Dashboard was launched in 2018 by the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) in collaboration with the Center for Educational Performance and Information (CEPI). The Parent Dashboard has now been viewed by over 2 million visitors. It is updated on an ongoing basis and has received numerous development additions, providing even more information for parents and communities. The Dashboard can be accessed from any computer or mobile device at: www.MISchoolData.org/ParentDashboard.
Fast Facts on the Parent Dashboard
- Includes more than 20 different factors or measures that parents find important to them
- Comes from data that are already collect from schools
- Can be viewed as a whole school, or dig in deeper to see performance for certain groups of students
- Can inform decisions and encourage richer conversations about school progress
Parent Dashboard Communication Tools
The MDE has developed various communications tools to help schools, districts, and organizations discuss and share the dashboard with constituents, parents, and the community.
Messaging templates that can be used on school/district websites, newsletters, parent/member emails, social media posts and more!
A Microsoft Word template containing text and blurbs on the Parent Dashboard that can be re-used in school, district, and community outreach.
A Microsoft PowerPoint presentation template on the Parent Dashboard that can be re-used to help you present information on your school to your parents, community, or other leaders.
Parent Dashboard Logos
Graphics "badges" that can be posted to school or organization web pages linking directly to the Parent Dashboard; available in several formats: pdf, gif, and jpg.
Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) version of Parent Dashboard logo.
Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPG) version of Parent Dashboard logo.