Data across reauthorizations

Long-Awaited Higher Education Bill Calls for Better Consumer Information; But Would Miss Wage Data for Many Students

Christina Pena
Friday, December 1, 2017

Earlier today, Rep. Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Chairwoman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, on behalf of herself and Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY), introduced H.R. 4508 to reauthorize the Higher Education Act (HEA).

May 2017

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Federal legislative activity picked up with the introduction of bipartisan bills on transparency in postsecondary education and reauthorization of the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. This newsletter also includes updates on other federal developments and conference activities, including Apprenticeship Forward.

Connecting Credentials: Next Steps in the National Dialogue

The Connecting Credentials partnership released a report focused on the credentials challenge and the next steps the partnership will take in reimagining the system.  The report highlighted the five top focus areas identified by the 170 organizations represented durning the National Summit on Credentialing for the creation of a coherent, connected and clear system that works for all students.

ED Awards 2015 Data System Grants

by Jenna Leventoff
Monday, September 21, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has awarded approximately $108 million of State Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) grants, to fund projects that will use already linked data to inform policy in one of six priority areas. The 16 states who received awards are American Samoa, Hawaii, Illinois, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, and Wisconsin.