Data and Accountability

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

  • Guide/Tool
July 2019

This brief draws on data from a 2018 national survey of State CTE Directors to help states select and adopt robust methods for measuring secondary Career Technical Education program quality, as required by the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. 

  • Guide/Tool
July 2019

This brief is part of a series on measuring secondary Career Technical Education program quality, as required by the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. This brief focuses on measuring recognized postsecondary credential attainment. 

  • Guide/Tool
July 2019

This brief is part of a series on measuring secondary Career Technical Education program quality, as required by the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. This brief focuses on measuring postsecondary credit attainment.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2019

This toolkit from Education Strategy Group provides a set of resources to help states set thresholds for high-quality credentials and access appropriate data on student outcomes. 

  • Guide/Tool
June 2019

This crosswalk tool, developed by Advance CTE with input from the Shared Solutions Workgroup on the CLNA, is designed to support state-level discussions about and the coordination of state- and federally required needs assessments, such as the required under Perkins V, ESSA and WIOA.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2019

This tool, developed by Advance CTE with input from the Shared Solutions Workgroup on the CLNA, helps states identify the major decision points that will impact the design, development and implementation of their CLNA and related local application.

  • Research/ Report
April 2019

This report draws on a national survey of State CTE Directors to examine how states are collecting and using career readiness data. 

  • Research/ Report
March 2019

The third edition of Making Career Readiness Count examines how states are measuring college and career readiness in their state and federal accountability systems. According to the report, the number of states counting career readiness has more than doubled between 2014 and 2019.