First, teachers. Now, principals.

It’s not only teacher evaluations that education reformers are hoping to infuse with data.

Emily Alpert of Voice of San Diego.org writes about a new proposal in San Diego that would use attendance, test scores and dropout rates in the evaluation of school principals. You can find her story here.

Speaking of test scores: I learned a new term today on Ed Week’s Teacher Beat blog: DRIP (Data Rich, Information Poor) Syndrome.

Katy Murphy

Education reporter for the Oakland Tribune. Contact me at kmurphy@bayareanewsgroup.com.