August 14, 2019

States Represented at Communities of Practice Convenings

by Annahita Jimmerson

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 …

Read More
Communities of Practice

June 12, 2019

Finding and Using Student Loan Data

by Nick Hillman and Ellie Bruecker, University of Wisconsin-Madison

This blog post outlines several data sources researchers and policy analysts can use to study student loan debt. It covers many of the standard sources to introduce readers who may be unfamiliar with the data landscape. But it also includes some less well-known sources that even the more experienced researcher might find useful for exploring. …

Read More

April 16, 2019

The State of State Postsecondary Data Systems Strong Foundations 2018

by Christina Whitfield, John Armstrong, & Dustin Weeden

Since 2010, the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) has periodically administered the Strong Foundations survey, which documents the content, structure, and effective use of state postsecondary student unit record systems (PSURSs). This report highlights the results of the fourth administration of the survey, conducted in 2018. PSURSs exist in an increasingly complex postsecondary …

Read More
Strong Foundations