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

  • Research/ Report
October 2017

The Certification Data Exchange Project (CDEP) was launched in 2012 to provide a model for sharing industry-recognized credential data. This report from ACTE describes the project's goals, shares results and discusses lessons learned.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
April 2018

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

  • Guide/Tool
August 2017

This resource from AIR and Texas A&M University provides a preliminary framework for measuring and evaluating the effectiveness of postsecondary competency-based education programs. It proposes a series of metrics that can be used to evaluate quality at the program and systems level.

  • Case Study
September 2017

This profile from the Education Commission of the States summarizes state outcomes-based funding trends and describes states such as Arkansas, Kentucky, Texas and Utah that adopted new funding models in 2016 and 2017. 

  • Research/ Report
December 2018

This report from the Wisconsin Technical Collge System (WTCS) Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Work Group identifies existing gaps in access and achivement for WTCS learners and staff and sets goals to advance equity in inclusion system-wide,

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
February 2017

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

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
February 2017

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

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
January 2017

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

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