Student Clearing House: Student Tracker for High Schools 

Districts and schools can use the Student Tracker for High Schools  from the Student Clearing House to track their students’ data in a large national database. Data is pulled from 97% of public and private institutions and includes two-year/four-year, graduate, public/private, trade, vocational, and others. This is a subscription-based service. Download a sample report to see how you might apply the data in …

National Student Clearinghouse: COVID-19 Special Analysis Update

This National College Progression Rates Report provides new fall 2020 college enrollment rate estimates for recent high school graduates. Their preliminary results published in December 2020 have been updated with the addition of approximately 50 percent more data from high schools and colleges in this report.

Education in a Pandemic: The Disparate Impacts of COVID-19 on America’s Students

This Report from the US Department of Education tells part of a developing story by offering a series of snapshots from mid-March 2020, when many schools  shifted abruptly to remote learning, to mid-April 2021. This developing story prompts eleven observations about how widely—and inequitably—the pandemic appears to have impacted America’s students during this time.  The …

MI Blueprint for Comprehensive Student Recovery (Michigan)

The MI Blueprint for Comprehensive Student Recovery is designed to support local education leaders in developing and implementing a comprehensive recovery plan that is multi-year, evidence-based, and equity-driven. Specifically, it will provide a foundation to support in key activities over the next six to eighteen months.  This can serve as a template for other States …

Form Your Future FAFSA Tracker

The #FormYourFuture FAFSA Tracker is an interactive data dashboard that tracks and ranks states’ progress toward 100% of their high school seniors completing the FAFSA and measures change year over year. The tracker shows weekly progress and allows for year-to-year comparisons at the national, state, city, school district, and school levels.

NCAN Resources: High Schools Can Change Students’ Postsecondary Pathways

Ready to Create, Change, or Improve a District or School’s Postsecondary Practices? This site offers many resources and supports to get you started. It also reviews Key Approaches for Supporting Postsecondary Transitions including; Transforming Postsecondary Advising Using Data to Educate Students and Inform Services Increasing FAFSA Completion Reducing Summer Melt and Ensuring Matriculation

Postsecondary Pandemic Survey

The purpose of the Postsecondary Pandemic Survey for current 12th grade students, and a newly developed parent survey, are aimed at assessing the degree to which the pandemic is impacting students’ postsecondary plans ranging from career/college exposure, college/financial aid applications, and postsecondary decisions and 2) translate data into practical applications for school counselors and programs …

Listening to Recent High School Grads: ‘Be Mindful of What We Have Gone Through’

Listening to Recent High School Grads: ‘Be Mindful of What We Have Gone Through’ draws on a nationwide survey and interviews with 2020 and 2021 high school graduates who have delayed their education plans. While most students ultimately plan to enroll in postsecondary education, their experiences with the pandemic have prompted them to reassess their educational …