Rakesh Mohan, Director of Idaho’s Office of Performance Evaluations (OPE), delivered a scathing report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee today regarding Idaho’s longitudinal data system, (Idaho System of Educational Excellence).
In short, OPE’s conclusions highlighted a series of misteps, starting from the beginning of development, to the current status-quo of dysfunction millions of dollars and years after the program began.
I’ve reported in the past on both ISEE and its classroom companion, Schoolnet previously. Those posts are worth taking a look at for some history and context of how we arrived at the current problems we have today here and here. Note: The report covered today was exclusive to ISEE, not Schoolnet (although a report is coming soon on Schoolnet as well).