The Michigan Department of Education
The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) houses a number offices and departments that support Local Education Agencies. Some of these include:
The MI School Data website provides school and district accountability scorecards, top to bottom ranking information, top 30/bottom 30 analyses, and multiple measures surrounding student outcomes.
The National PTA is an organization that is, "devoted to the educational success of children and the promotion of parent involvement in schools" (National PTA, n.d.).
IES is the research branch of the U.S. Department of Education. IES aims to identify, "provide rigorous and relevant evidence on which to ground education practice and policy and share this information broadly" (IES, n.d.).