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Scaling Up Data Wise in Prince George’s County Public Schools

Maxwell Yurkofsky and Monica Higgins

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  • Case Code: KC39SCAL
  • 18 pages


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  • Case Code: KC39SCAL
  • 13 pages



This case describes Prince George’s County Public Schools’ (PGCPS) ambitious efforts to scale a collaborative data-driven improvement process across 199 schools from 2014-2016. It details the strategic choices that Deputy Superintendent Dr. Monique Davis and Executive Director of the Office of Continuous Systemic Improvement Dr. David Rease make to elicit buy-in and support at all levels, the primary challenges they have to overcome, and the ongoing dilemmas they continue to negotiate.

Subject: K-12, Data Use
Setting: Prince George’s County Public Schools in Upper Marlboro, Maryland

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