Data and Accountability

Resources on topics such as federal and state reporting and accountability systems, longitudinal data systems and return on investment

  • Guide/Tool
September 2021

This Career Readiness Metrics Framework presents a comprehensive list of metrics that span middle school through adulthood and provides a standard for practitioners, policymakers and researchers to evaluate whether learners are on track for and progressing through their career pathways.

  • Snapshots
June 2021

This snapshot provides a summary of the priorities for Indianapolis, Indiana's New Skills ready network team, focusing on strengthening career pathways and creating data infrastructure to guide strategic planning.

  • Snapshots
June 2021

This snapshot provides a summary of the priorities for Denver, Colorado's New Skills ready network team, focusing on building a shared data framework to better measure the impact of career pathways and mappting career pathways to ease learner transitions.

  • Snapshots
June 2021

This snapshot provides a summary of the priorities for Nashville, Tennessee's New Skills ready network team, focusing on establishing a shared understanding around systemic barriers to racial equity and developing a data-sharing agreement between secondary and postsecondary institutions.

  • Case Study
February 2021

This case study is part of a series of case studies to support the Advance CTE Career Readiness Data Quality and Use Policy Benchmark Tool. Supporting element six, information is used effectively to promote quality and equity, this case study examines Ohio's Perkins V Equity Labs.

  • Guide/Tool
February 2021

This resource from Advance CTE and the Association for Career and Technical Education provides an overview of four steps states can take to decide whether and how they might revise their Perkins V performance targets as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Guide/Tool
February 2021

This Policy Benchmark Tool is a comprehensive resource designed to assist state leaders in strengthening the quality and use of career readiness data. It provides a roadmap and tools for understanding the six elements of a high-quality career readiness data ecosystem. 

  • Case Study
February 2021

This case study is part of a series of case studies to support the Advance CTE Career Readiness Data Quality and Use Policy Benchmark Tool. Supporting element one, data is collected consistently and accurately, this case study examines how Texas reformed its process to identify concentrators.