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Institutional Ratings

by Tod Massa 23. August 2013 20:49
Yesterday and today, the big news was President Obama's plan to make college affordable.You have probably seen the coverage, and, if you are following us on Twitter, you have seen my comments, They boil down to these: We have more and better data than USED, and I am not sure we would want to create ... [More]

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Borrowing Trouble

by Tod Massa 16. August 2013 20:12
The last report packages on the student debt of graduates are out for review. At least, I think they are the last. On one level, it seems there is only so much one can say about the accumulated student loans for recent graduates. After all, you can count the borrowers and compute percentage of gradu... [More]

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Is Texas a model for Virginia?

by Tod Massa 20. July 2013 12:50
There is a lot happening in the higher ed data space these days. We will soon be releasing Graduate Debt by Program as a companion piece to the Post-Completion Wages of Graduates. As I have mentioned previously, at some point, probably when we update the Wage Reports, we will offer some kind of blen... [More]

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No Dog Days This Summer

by Tod Massa 10. July 2013 17:23
While it is not yet August, I can promise you there will be no Dog Days. Two things are about to happen this week. First, we will be releasing for institutional review the first reports on student loan debt at completion. Public release of these data will be in August. As a reminder, this is one of ... [More]

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Coming Attractions

by Tod Massa 29. May 2013 21:32
It is going to be an exciting summer! Very shortly we will be releasing the new Transfer Feedback reports for VCCS and Richard Bland College. These are in the review stage now.  They differ  from the existing  transfer reports in a number of important ways. First, they are annualized ... [More]

The Student Success Index

by Tod Massa 29. March 2013 13:29
We are about to begin publicly linking the new Sub-Cohort Lifecycle and Student Success Index reports. This will likely be in the first week of April and I want to write about the possible implications of these reports and our intent in publishing them. Anytime we release anything that remotely rese... [More]

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The SCHEVResearch Community is finally online!

by Administrator 8. March 2013 20:09
Welcome to the Community! It has been long road to get here. Along the way we did a complete rebuild of the website, learned hard lessons about implementing open source software, and worked through a significant series of upgrades of this software. So, what do we have now, and what does this mean to... [More]

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GRS Collection Now Open

by Administrator 8. March 2013 13:16
Dear Colleagues, I would like to inform you that the 2012-13 Graduation Rate Survey 150 PCT/200 PCT (GRS) is now available for download.  These files are due to SCHEV Research Friday, April 19th, 2013.  In looking towards next year, after much thought and deliberation, we have decided that... [More]

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