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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.

Recent Blog Posts - All Blogs
The legislative session has now passed the midway point and the bills that have passed their chamber of origin have crossed over to the other chamber for consideration. One of the bills that could affect our data collections as they regard transfer students is SB631. There are reporting requ... [More]
  VA SB637 - Virginia Longitudinal Data System; workforce data. Virginia Longitudinal Data System; workforce data. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), through the Virginia Longitudinal Data System, to report additional information regarding the alignment... [More]
The chair of the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) has released a white paper on accountability in preparation of reauthorizing the Higher Education Act of 1965. InsideHigherEd has covered it here.  There are positions of interest here that bear... [More]
SB 637 - Dunnavant - This bill creates a couple of minor changes to the section of Code mandating SCHEV publish the reports on wage and debt outcomes. The first change requires us to publish hours worked and occupation. SCHEV is happy to do this, if the Virginia Employment Commission is... [More]
 We are at the end of the first week of the legislative session and there are a lot of bills in play. Some of these will affect data collections. I'm not going to say too much about them since I believe a number of these will probably be rolled into one bill about dual enrollment and tr... [More]
Next Tuesday, January 9th, I will be presenting to the SCHEV Resources & Planning Committee on Degree Awards for 2016-17 and fall 2017 enrollment at the public four-institutions. The highlights are in the press release here. In the Academic Affairs committee I will be discussing and demo... [More]
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