Building a student-level data system


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Author: Miller, Ben


Comprehensive data collection on students in higher education would substantially benefit everyone involved in higher education. For institutions, a student-level data system would be a powerful tool allowing colleges to better document success by counting all students. Linking such a system to other existing federal data, such as those on workforce results, could provide institutions with new data on outcomes. In combination, these new data could help make the case for additional state funding, as well as potentially help recruit students by showing the value of an education. A student...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Statistics; Management

Keywords: Data collecting; Data analysis; Strategic planning; Institutional administration; Planning of education and training

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Institute for Higher Education Policy, 2016

Physical description: 29 p.

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Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 124.510

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