Strong Foundations

Postsecondary student unit record systems are the primary means for states to collect data and analyze student progress, completions, and outcomes. Since 2010, SHEEO has conducted surveys of state postsecondary data systems to better understand the “state of state postsecondary data.” Multiple iterations of the Strong Foundations survey have documented the content, capacity, and effective use of state postsecondary data systems.

Strong Foundations 2018: The State of State Postsecondary Data Systems

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Strong Foundations 2016: The State of Postsecondary Data Systems

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Communities of Practice

SHEEO’s Communities of Practice project is focused on increasing the capacity and utilization of state postsecondary data systems, and providing a forum for states to work on solutions to common issues with those systems.

Modeling and Visualization in Support of State Attainment Goals

January 31, 2019
Denver, CO
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SHEEO Communities of Practice: Developing Guided Pathways and Financial Aid Metrics in State Data Systems

April 17, 2019
Seattle, WA
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OECD/WSAC Project on the Labor Market Relevance and Outcomes of Higher Education

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is currently conducting a multinational study with the primary goals of (1) assessing the performance of higher education systems in developing graduates with relevant, durable, and transferable skills that are understood and trusted by employers, and (2) identifying policy choices for governments that can improve the capacity of their higher education systems to anticipate, develop, and clearly signal market relevant skills. The…

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States Represented at Communities of Practice Convenings

SHEEO’s Communities of Practice project is focused on increasing the capacity and utilization of state postsecondary data systems and providing a forum for states to work on solutions to common issues with those systems. Through the Communities of Practice project, SHEEO is developing an ongoing network of state postsecondary data users by providing opportunities for members to share information, analyze solutions, and provide assistance to practitioners in other states. Over…

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