November 3, 2022

PDP Grant History and Resources

Earlier this year, the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) completed its Postsecondary Data Partnership Assistance to Community Colleges grant. Funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, since January of 2019, SHEEO has provided technical assistance and support for the National Student Clearinghouse’s (Clearinghouse) Postsecondary Data Partnership (PDP). The Clearinghouse’s PDP  platform was designed to improve and support the use of state- and institution-level postsecondary data and reduce…

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January 22, 2018

Annual Grapevine Compilation of State Fiscal Support for Higher Education Released

by Jim Palmer, Editor, Grapevine Center for the Study of Education Policy, Illinois State University

Data reported by the states in the latest Grapevine survey (Tables 1 and 2, attached) indicate that initially-approved state fiscal support for higher education nationwide increased by a modest 1.6% from fiscal year 2016-2017 (FY17) to fiscal year 2017-2018 (FY18). This is the lowest annual percent increase in the past five years (see chart to the right). Almost all of the increase between FY17 and FY18 was accounted for by appropriations in only three relatively large states: California,…

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