Data and Accountability

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

  • Policy
September 2018

Middle Tennessee State University utilizes the student success management system technology, which helps with analysis of student data over time. This analysis provides predictive scores so that faculty can identify the students who are at risk of dropping out and intervene. 

  • Guide/Tool
August 2018

This guide from ExcelinEd outlines a three-phase audit process to address CTE program quality, alignment and overall effectiveness.

  • Research/ Report
  • Guide/Tool
July 2018

This resource from Third Way gives background information and data on equity gaps in higher education outcomes, and recommends a framework for subgroup accountability measures to be included in reauthorization of the Higher Education Act. 

  • Guide/Tool
July 2018

This report from the Data Quality Campaign and the Workforce Data Quality Campaign examines strategies to facilitate K-12 and workforce data linkages.

  • Policy
July 2018

Washington’s Student Achievement Initiative (SAI) utilizes a point-based system to measure student progress and achievement and allocates state funds to institutions according to their performance. The objective is to prioritize student success over enrollment.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
May 2018

This report from the National Skills Coalition and the Workforce Data Quality Campaign examines states' progress on collecting data on non-degree credentials.

  • Research/ Report
March 2018

This report from the US Chamber of Commerce and Burning Glass Technologies finds 12 career areas where the demand for workers exceeds the supply and identifies three key implications to consider when developing solutions to address the skills gap.

  • Research/ Report
January 2018

This paper, produced by Advance CTE and ACTE, is the fifth annual review of CTE and career-readiness policies in the states and territories. The report highlights notable legislation, board rules, executive actions and governor-led initiatives in each state.