Count more students
A recent clarification by U.S. Department of Education staff may make it easier for states and third party entities to enter into data sharing projects.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report, VA Education Benefits: VA Should Strengthen Its Efforts to Help Veterans Make Informed Education Choices, which found that a significant portion of student veterans want better information to help them choose education programs, including data on post-graduation employment.
The Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) grant solicitation released today by the U.S. Department of Labor uses several strategies to encourage colleges to collect and use data on student outcomes.
TAACCCT grants will award $450 million to higher education institutions to support sector-based training programs no longer than two years. This is the fourth round of grants.
In an opinion piece that appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer today, Daniel Greenstein, director of Education for Postsecondary Success at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, affirmed the steps necessary to drive a more inclusive, equitable and effective system of higher education.
The proposed rule released today by the U.S. Department of Education (DoED) sets two types of metrics to determine the eligibility of career-oriented postsecondary programs for federal student aid: ratio of debt-to-earnings and cohort default rate.