Data and Information

Effective educational policy and practice requires sound data on attainment, the progression of students through the educational system, the cost and price of education, degrees by field, and more. Read more about the components of effective data systems, Common Education Data Standards (CEDS), and the improving state of the art.

A 2012 study conducted by SHEEO that updates Strong Foundations: The State of State Postsecondary Data Systems (2010), devoted exclusively to the... Read More
On June 29, 2012, SHEEO staff sent a query to SHEEO Agency data providers with this question: Does your state have any regulations or laws governing... Read More
This report provides background and linkages necessary to bring state-level experience to bear in implementing the Student Right-to-Know Act,... Read More
Since their inception, state-level coordinating and governing boards have been collecting and reporting higher education data. In an era of declining... Read More
For two decades, SHEEO has both supported and monitored developments in statewide higher education data systems. This report is based on a 1999... Read More
The need for complete measurements of student success in the nation’s colleges and universities is critical today. To thrive as a nation, we must... Read More
Policymakers want and need better information about the qualifications, preparation, and career paths of people licensed to be teachers, about... Read More
Multi-lateral exchanges of data drawn from state-level student unit-record systems (SURs) hold considerable promise for enhancing policymakers’ and... Read More
The need for high school graduates who are adequately prepared for postsecondary education is well documented. Heeding those calls, most states and... Read More
The undeniable need to increase the depth and breadth of educational achievement in the United States has raised the interest in educational... Read More

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