Data and Information

Effective educational policy and practice requires sound data on attainment, the progression of students through the educational system, the cost and price of education, degrees by field, and more. Read more about the components of effective data systems, Common Education Data Standards (CEDS), and the improving state of the art.

In December of 2008 and February, March, and April of 2009, the association of State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) held four, separate... Read More
As the use of unit record data to track students through their educational careers has increased over time, interest in improving both the... Read More
As part of Lumina Foundation’s state productivity initiative in higher education, the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) hosted a... Read More
Staffing Trends in Public Colleges and Universities: A National Analysis 2001–2009 Staffing makes up a large portion of budgets at all institutions... Read More
This report summarizes the findings and recommendations from a formal evaluation of the states’ responses to the State Policy Resource Connections (... Read More
Since the beginning of the Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) effort in 2009, SHEEO has been a strong supporter of the development efforts and a... Read More
This is a 2009 study conducted by SHEEO that cataloged 59 state-level student unit record (SUR) data systems containing postsecondary data in 44... Read More