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October 5, 2016

Young Invincibles, a non-profit advocacy and research organization dedicated to expanding economic opportunity for young adults, released a student-inspired data system reform agenda aimed at developing a more transparent and effective higher...

October 4, 2016

Last week, California's Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 66 into law. The bill will improve California’s career and technical education by sharing licensing data to allow for better program evaluation and by streamlining reporting requirements for...

September 23, 2016

More and more states are creating online tools to help students and programs get the information they need about higher education programs. This year, Connecticut and Indiana have each released tools that can help these audiences answer critical...

September 22, 2016

The U.S. Census Bureau and the University of Texas System (UT) have signed a 10-year agreement that will allow for a fuller analysis of UT graduate outcomes and earnings.

Under this pilot partnership, the Census Bureau will provide UT with...

September 21, 2016

In an ongoing effort to create a credentialing system that makes sense to students, employers, and educators, the Connecting Credentials initiative announced an action plan and the creation of a new non-profit organization.

The new...

September 16, 2016

The Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking, the 15-member bi-partisan group of experts charged with conducting a comprehensive examination of data inventory and infrastructure, database security, and statistical protocols related to federal...

August 30, 2016

The California Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO), which provides non-partisan policy advice to California’s legislature, recently released a report evaluating the state’s data collection processes and providing suggestions for making the state’s...

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