Data and Accountability

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

  • Guide/Tool
March 2019

This guide from Advance CTE provides a summary, analysis and guidance for each major component of the comprehensive local needs assessment and the decisions states can be making now to support a robust CLNA process that aligns with the state’s overall vision for CTE

  • Guide/Tool
March 2019

This guide from ACTE provides an overview and and guidance for the comprehensive local needs assessment so that local leaders can utilize it as a tool for program improvement. 

  • 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.

  • Guide/Tool
January 2019

This guide from the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) contains the details about the requirements for submitting the annual Consolidated Annual Report (CAR) reports.

  • Policy
January 2019

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and the Office of Higher Education released the Graduate Employment Outcomes Tool, which provides wage and employment reports by institution and by program for individuals who graduated within the past few years.

  • Research/ Report
December 2018

This report from the Wisconsin Technical Collge System (WTCS) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work Group identifies existing gaps in access and achivement for WTCS learners and staff and sets goals to advance equity in inclusion system-wide,

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
October 2018

This report from Advance CTE explores state approaches to middle school CTE and career exploration and provides considerations for states when implementing or expanding middle school CTE.

  • Guide/Tool
October 2018

This toolkit by ExcelinEd examines the opportunities, risks and challenges afforded by eight changes in Perkins V for states to consider to implement high-quality CTE programs.