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
April 2016

This fact sheet from the Workforce Data Quality Campaign (WDQC) provides information about the national Registered Apprenticeships program and the Registered Apprenticeship Partners Information Data System (RAPIDS).

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
February 2017

This snapshot profile describes Washington State's work during Phase One of the New Skills for Youth initiative. 

  • Policy
July 2007

Washington’s Student Achievement Initiative (SAI) utilizes a point-based system to measure student progress and achievement and allocates state funds to institutions according to their performance. The objective is to prioritize student success over enrollment.

  • Research/ Report
May 2017

This report from the George Washington University Center on Education Policy (CEP) draws on information from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Information Network (O*NET) to better understand the value of deeper learning competencies in the labor market. 

  • Research/ Report
May 2018

This report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce examines earnings across education level, program of study, and majors to recommend five considerations for students as they navigate the postsecondary system.

  • Guide/Tool
August 2018

This guide from ExcelinEd outlines a three-phase audit process to address CTE program quality, alignment and overall effectiveness.

  • Research/ Report
November 2017

This study by the Georgetown Center for Education and the Workforce examines state labor market trends to determine the requisite credentials for good jobs in different industries. The report provides a state-by-state analysis of the top industries and occupations for workers without a BA.

  • Research/ Report
  • Guide/Tool
September 2018

This report from Education Strategy Group, Advance CTE and Council of Chief State School Officers provides a roadmap for how states can identify which credentials have labor market value and approaches to improve credential attainment and reporting.

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