Scorecards for students

More States Release Data Tools

Jenna Leventoff
Friday, 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 questions about how graduates fare in the labor market.

Kansas Tool Shows Wage Outcomes of Four Year Degree Programs

Jenna Leventoff
Friday, March 25, 2016

Earlier this week, the Kansas Board of Regents released Kansas DegreeStats, an online tool which can help students evaluate the economic feasibility of degree programs within the state’s four-year public institutions. DegreeStats contains side-by-side evaluations of the costs of various programs, possible sources of funding, expected earnings after graduation, and information about potential loan repayments.

Workforce Data Explained: Data Attracts Business in Mississippi

by Christina Pena
Wednesday, March 16, 2016

WDQC interviewed Domenico “Mimmo” Parisi, PhD, Director of the National Strategic Planning and Analysis Research Center (NSPARC), to learn how his institution uses data to inform employers about business opportunities and workforce dynamics, and spur economic growth in Mississippi. This is the fifth video in a series that showcases how states are using education, training, and workforce data to advance their skilled workforce.