School Matters gives parents the tools they need to make better-informed decisions that
improve student performance. School Matters will educate, empower, and engage education stakeholders.
- The information and analysis will educate Americans about how schools and school
districts are performing and help them understand the complex relationships between
achievement and investment.
- School Matters will empower educators and policymakers, giving them easy access to the
information they need to craft strong education policies.
- Finally, School Matters will engage the public in a widespread movement to improve our nation’s school systems. For the first time, parents and the general public will have instant access to a wide range of data on local schools and schools districts, enabling them to make informed decisions, ranging from policies they advocate to the schools their children