Saying Yes to State Longitudinal Data Systems

By , January 24, 2019

State longitudinal data systems match information about k-12 education, higher education, training, and employment to help stakeholders better understand how education and workforce training programs are preparing students to succeed in the workforce. If state agencies do not participate with their state’s longitudinal data system, the work of the system is put into jeopardy.

Kentucky and Virginia have been able to build and maintain support for their systems among state agencies. Saying Yes to State Longitudinal Data Systems explores their examples and how they demonstrate how states can effectively utilize their state longitudinal data systems and what actions state longitudinal data system leaders should take.