Data and Accountability

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

  • Guide/Tool
August 2016

This policy framework from the American Institutes of Research is designed to help states align their visions for college and career readiness with requirements and opportunities under ESSA.

  • Case Study
March 2017

This policy analysis from ECS discusses the value and use of connected data systems and identifies the benefits of connecting education data. It examines some of the obstacles preventing states from connecting data, including political and financial constraints, and privacy concerns.

  • Case Study
October 2015

This report from CNA Education identifies high-growth, high-wage occupations in Florida and maps them to associated CTE Career Clusters ®.

  • Guide/Tool
December 2017

This guide from CCRC examines how colleges can measure their success in serving and supporting transfer students and assess their current transfer partnerships with four-year colleges. 

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
April 2018

This snapshot profiles Kentucky's progress in the New Skills for Youth initiative.

  • Policy
March 2009

Kentucky is regarded as a leader in accountability and assessment, particularly when it comes to Career Technical Education (CTE). The commonwealth's accountability system, which was modified under ESSA, was designed to ensure student would graduate college and career ready.

  • Guide/Tool
January 2011

This framework by the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education (NRCCTE) provides guidance for CTE evaluators seeking to show the positive impact of CTE programs on the economy.

  • 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. 

The Learning that Works Resource Center was developed through the New Skills for Youth initiative, a partnership of the Council of Chief State School Officers, Advance CTE and the Education Strategy Group, generously funded by JPMorgan Chase & Co