Data at Work Blog

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How Making “Evidence-Based Decisions Guided by the Best Available Science and Data" Can Advance Racial Equity in Higher Education

It is crucial now amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis to dismantle inequities and provide students of color true opportunities for economic mobility. That requires identifying racist policies and practices, and to do that, we need better data. A directive last month by the Biden administration recognizes the vital role of data and has the potential to move our postsecondary education system forward to make equity a reality—if it is properly implemented.

Letters and Comments

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Members of the Postsecondary Data Collaborative (PostsecData) Submit Recommendations for Improving and Publishing the College Scorecard for to the Department of Education

The Postsecondary Data Collaborative (PostsecData) recognizes the vital role that the College Scorecard plays in keeping students informed about their college options through direct use of the online tool as well as the applications and analyses that researchers and developers produce using the underlying data to help students and policymakers navigate the postsecondary landscape.

Resources and Reports

Explore curated knowledge on postsecondary data, including voluntary data initiatives, national data collections, and other publications produced by the PostsecData Collaborative.