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Basic Food and Housing Security

by Administrator 10. August 2017 22:14
I am at the State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) Policy Conference in Minneapolis. Tomorrow the conference closes with Sara Goldrick-Rab. Sara will be talking about her book "Paying the Price" and why we must make college affordable. Earlier this week she spoke at the Digital Pedagogy L... [More]

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Information Justice

by Tod Massa 28. July 2017 23:24
I just finished a blind review of a new text on information justice to be published under the series, Public Administration and Information Technology (http://www.springer.com/series/10796) sometime soon, perhaps this fall. It will be an excellent text for those working with administrative data... [More]

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Enrollment Projections - Preliminary Summary, Public Institutions

by Administrator 21. July 2017 17:26
  This is an excerpt of Tod's recent presentation to Council. Enrollment Projections - Preliminary Summary, Public Institutions In the fall of 2016, public institutions met 97% of their total projected enrollment from the 2015 projections. As we consider the 2017 projections, staff comparing th... [More]

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Pre-College Academic Credit

by Tod Massa 8. July 2017 08:35
  We are about to release a new set of reports that detail the distribution of students with pre-college credit, by income level (our basic categories of 0 to 200%, 201 to 400%, and 401% and greater of the federal poverty level, and unknown). In looking at the aggregate numbers, it is gratifyin... [More]

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Pre-College Academic Credit

by Tod Massa 8. July 2017 08:35
  We are about to release a new set of reports that detail the distribution of students with pre-college credit, by income level (our basic categories of 0 to 200%, 201 to 400%, and 401% and greater of the federal poverty level, and unknown). In looking at the aggregate numbers, it is gratifyin... [More]

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Pre-College Academic Credit

by Tod Massa 8. July 2017 08:09
  We are about to release a new set of reports that detail the distribution of students with pre-college credit, by income level (our basic categories of 0 to 200%, 201 to 400%, and 401% and greater of the federal poverty level, and unknown). In looking at the aggregate numbers, it is gratifyin... [More]

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Degree Awards

by Tod Massa 24. June 2017 08:38
As we wrap up the academic reporting year, degree completions are on my my mind. The DC file is one of the submissions of the new reporting year, and it is of great, and increasing, interest to policymakers.  I look forward each year to seeing the updates on our College Completion Scorecard bec... [More]

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Changes in Degrees and Majors over time

by Tod Massa 17. June 2017 08:58
There was this article in InsideHigherEd about drops in Humanities majors over time earlier this week. We see some similar trends in Virginia. The complete profile over time is here.   One can look specifically at English Language and Literature (2-digit CIP level) by clicking on the the matc... [More]

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Changes in Degrees and Majors over time

by Tod Massa 17. June 2017 08:41
There was this article in InsideHigherEd about drops in Humanities majors over time earlier this week. We see some similar trends in Virginia. The complete profile over time is here.   Looking specifically at English Language and Literature (2-digit CIP level) we see this:   And as remi... [More]

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Reminders on Data Privacy

by Administrator 9. June 2017 15:24
Information about a student is protected as it is part of the education record under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), unless the school has certain elements as directory information. Some elements, such as race, sex/gender, SSN, or student ID, can never be designated as directo... [More]

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