Employing Postsecondary Data for Effective State Finance Policymaking
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Employing Postsecondary Data for Effective State Finance Policymaking

A Resource from Institute for Higher Education Policy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Posted: March 10, 2016
Author(s): Jamey Rorison, Mamie Voight, Jennifer Engle,
Organization(s): Institute for Higher Education Policy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Each year, more states are adopting policies that can help improve postsecondary student success and increase equitable outcomes through the effective use of quality data. Particularly as the target dates for national higher education attainment goals grow nearer, state economies need more college-educated workers and budgets continue to be severely constrained, many state leaders are recognizing the need to improve the productivity, completion efficiency, and equity of their higher education systems.

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