- Before Impact: Historically teams and individuals like data most when it supports current beliefs.
- After Impact: Ability to assess interventions with ease, minimize selection bias to understand actual impact of program, data-informed decisions that get us closer to closing achievement gaps.
Learning Resource Center Impact Analysis
- Revealed 4.3 percentage point lift in persistence for students who visit the center.
Greatest impact on lowest prediction probability group (who made up less than 17% of the total number of visitors), first term students, African American students, Hispanic or Latino students
Next step: Action to close achievement gaps based on sub-population findings