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

  • Case Study
September 2018

This brief, the second in the Making Good on the Promise series, lays out a strategy for state and local policymakers to confront historical inequities by using data to examine and address gaps. 

  • 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.

  • 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. 

  • Policy
January 2014

The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development and the Office of Higher Education released the Graduate Employment Outcomes Tool, which provides wage and employment reports by institution and by program for individuals who graduated within the past few years.

  • Policy
December 2017

As part of an overall restructure of the state's school accountability report card, Ohio created a CTE-specific school report card, reporting on achievement, preparation for success, graduation rates and post-program outcomes. 

  • Research/ Report
May 2014

This report from Achieve and Advance CTE examines states’ use of career-ready indicators in their public reporting and accountability systems as recently as May 2014.

  • 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
November 2016

For the third year in a row, WDQC surveyed all fifty states and the District of Columbia to measure state progress against its 13-point workforce data blueprint. This report contains details about each state’s level of progress and examples of how states are implementing blueprint elements.

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