Researchers play a critical role in helping educators, policymakers, and state agency staff members make good, defensible decisions. ZoomWV will provide you with valid, reliable, Family Education Right Protection Act (FERPA)-compliant information that doesn’t compromise student privacy. ZoomWV provides a user-friendly interface that will allow you to select parameters to run reports for a variety of data elements—and export the data into useable formats. With your research, you’ll help us determine what’s working and what needs work in West Virginia. With ZoomWV, you will have a vetted source of quality information to build studies and test theories to achieve that objective. Your technical expertise and our high-quality data can work together to put West Virginia at the forefront of improving education through rigorous research and practical, data-informed solutions.

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