Tuesday, March 16, 2010

AACC Policy Brief: Moving Success from the Shadows

The need for better data on the performance of higher education has become a major focus of education policymakers, and this has been reflected in federal legislation. Community colleges are appropriately held accountable for the workforce outcomes of their students, but the data that are gathered to evaluate those outcomes must reflect the post-college occupational experiences of their students. The latest AACC policy brief “Moving Success From the Shadows: Data Systems That Link Education and Workforce Outcomes” examines the current state of linkages between education and workforce outcomes.

Visit http://www.aacc.nche.edu/Publications/Briefs/Pages/rb03162010.aspx for more information and the full report.