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.

The undeniable need to increase the depth and breadth of educational achievement in the United States has raised the interest in educational... Read More
The national need for improved educational performance has led to increased demand for better data to monitor and improve outcomes. Among other... Read More
The first SHEEO/Lumina Academy for State Policy Leadership in Higher Education was held in Chicago on August 6-7, 2012. Developed by the State Higher... Read More
While state policy leadership for higher education is not universally recognized as a profession, either within states or within higher education,... Read More
The NCHEMS website has proven to be a valuable resource for SHEEO agency staff concerned with how their state is doing in... Read More
SHEEO’s involvement in data issues dates back to its initial contract with the National Center for Education Statistics in 1976, one of the early... Read More
The IPEDS State Coordinator Workshop is held in conjunction with the annual State Data Conference. The full-day workshop provides IPEDS state... Read More
In 2011-2012, Complete College America (CCA) and SHEEO partnered to develop an online collection tool for the Common Completion Metrics. This tool... Read More
A Breakthrough Opportunity: The Next Four Years for Higher Education in the United States: An open letter to the 2012 presidential candidates Rapid... Read More
With funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Noel-Levitz conducted a study for the Louisiana Board or Regents to determine how... Read More