Come here, Watson!

IBM is working with a Texas school district to pilot a one-stop-shop for student data, both qualitative and quantitative. IBM's powerful Watson is spending the year gathering loads of data entered by systems and humans (like teachers) about the students with the hope of providing insight into students that is more comprehensive than traditional assessment scores. 

If this proves to work, this could free up brain space for teachers and staff to take that data and make use of it. 

Read more at EdSurge.