Who We Are

Proving Ground's mission is to make evidence-gathering and evidence-use an intuitive part of how education agencies conduct their daily work. To accomplish this, we utilize a continuous improvement framework to help agencies rapidly identify and test solutions to specific challenges. Our approach allows our partners to do their work more effectively so they can improve their students' outcomes.

Our Continuous Improvement Approach

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Proving Ground utilizes a continuous improvement framework to help partner districts learn to gather and use evidence rapidly and effectively. Through this continuous improvement cycle, Proving Ground works with partners to identify and test solutions that work for its students and families.

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People & Partners


Our diverse and talented staff includes former district administrators, data experts, and education researchers.

Meet Our Team


Our partners represent approximately 300,000 students from school districts and charter management organizations across the country.

Meet our Partners