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More than 39 million Americans earned college credits, but no credentials
As colleges seek more students, new data shows the number of people who have earned some college credits, but no credentials.
Educational equity dashboard in the works at Dept. of Education
The department released plans to create a dashboard showing measures of educational equity, including academic supports and early childhood education.
Finding the 'recipe' for calculating OER benefits
The Midwest Higher Education Compact released guidance for states on how to calculate student savings and run cost-benefit analysis as more systems consider open educational resources.
Ellucian wants users' data on career opportunities, student success
Edtech giant Ellucian is allowing the Burning Glass Institute research group to use its data for workforce development research.
Gender identity now in students' hands on Duke University portal
Duke allows students and staff to include their preferred first name and pronouns and manage how gender identity data is used.
MIT reinstates SAT and ACT requirements to help predict student success
MIT will once again require prospective students to submit SAT or ACT scores after a two-year pause prompted by the pandemic.
Clemson embraces AI analytics with $3.3 million software donation
Clemson University plans to train its researchers, staff and students on AI-based analytics software through a donation from SAS.
How one Iowa community college is bridging student management systems
Northeast Iowa Community College plans to use customer-resource management software to improve its marketing and outreach to students.
Princeton U. names first 'university data officer'
As university data officer, Suneetha Vaitheswaran is tasked with organizing administrative data efforts across departments.
Data & Analytics — A StateScoop & EdScoop Special Report
Data and analytics are growing in influence in the public sector as more organizations seek concrete answers to their most difficult policy questions.