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ERIC Number: ED538388
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Mar
Pages: 5
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Postsecondary Data Connections: A Primer
Data Quality Campaign
There is an increasing focus at the state and federal levels on linking data across the P-20/Workforce spectrum to help inform policies and practices. This primer is intended to provide policymakers with: (1) An overview of the status of states vis-a-vis the linking of postsecondary data to K-12 and workforce data; (2) A subset of questions policymakers can begin to address through the linking of appropriate K-12, postsecondary, and workforce data elements; (3) Examples of the barriers that limit states ability to link education data across the P20/Workforce spectrum; and (4) Suggested next steps.
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Higher Education
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Data Quality Campaign