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The SCHEV blogs are intended to improve communication and collaboration regarding higher education policy in Virginia. At right are the current blogs at SCHEV, we anticipate more will be added as time goes on. Below the blog list is an aggregated list of the most recent posts from all blogs arranged chronologically.

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Recent Blog Posts - All Blogs
Today someone let me know that they were disappointed that that there was no blog post a few weeks ago. I find that somewhat amusing as that I know there are others that breathe a sigh of relief if I miss a week. A few notes: SCHEV's Summit College Access, Success and Completion is now at ca... [More]
There as a big event in Washington, DC this week sponsored by the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) Envisioning the National Postsecondary Infrastructure in the 21st Century. Here's the blurb: America's students, policymakers, and institutions need better information about ou... [More]
Higher education data collections like SCHEV's have been going on a long time.  Student level collections at SCHEV date back to 1992 similar to their current format. There was a smaller group of collections, consisting of most notably, degrees conferred, prior to that. HEGIS, the progen... [More]
There is a good article in InsideHigherEd today about the Student Achievement Metric (SAM) and the #CountAllStudents campaign to increase adoption of SAM. SAM is a good measure and very similar to Virginia's Student Success Index (SSI). Both measures find ways to include First-time in C... [More]
This week saw the #RealCollege conference sponsored by the Wisconsin HOPE Lab. Held in Milwaukee it was a focus on food and housing insecurity for college students. Wick Sloane wrote about his experience and concerns in this essay at InsideHigherEd. As I've written before, I think this is an... [More]
I have been traveling this week. VerTex 2016 in Austin, Texas was at the beginning of the week. There are a number of people doing very good work in a variety of states about postsecondary education and the workforce. Many of the usual suspects were in attendance, including Tony Carnevale an... [More]
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