Data at Work Blog

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Targeting the Technical : Prioritizing Analysis of Student Transcripts in Degree Reclamation Efforts to Improve Student Completion Outcomes

No one starts on the path to a degree intending not to finish. But between taking one’s first college class and earning a degree, life can change course, and it often does. For a wide array of reasons, students stop out from their higher education path each semester, and many never return.

Letters and Comments

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Members of the Postsecondary Data Collaborative (PostsecData) Submit Recommendations to Questions Around Valuable Data Practices and Access to Government Data Assets

The Postsecondary Data Collaborative (PostsecData) recognizes that federal data is most valuable when it is robust, accessible, and protected. This letter outlines 3 recommendations for several minor additions to the reporting form and explains PostsecData’s support for these decisions and provides considerations for how to reduce institutional burden while capturing the critical information these changes elucidate.

Resources and Reports

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