Education Week's Quality Counts for 2008 is up.
First, we’re grading states on their performance outcomes as well as on their policy efforts. Second, we’re grading states on their efforts to better align policies across the various levels of education—from early-childhood education to postsecondary study and training. And, third, we’re introducing a greatly revised set of indicators on the teaching profession that looks more broadly at state efforts to attract, develop, and deploy talent in education, including some new indicators related to school principals.Lots of bells and whistles on the left margin of this site for folks to use. The map of "Chances for Success" above is just one of several you can create.