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Document Number: 10838

A Better Higher Education Data and Information Framework for Informing Policy: The Voluntary Institutional Metrics Project - For two years, a coalition of 18 institutions of higher education worked on a "dashboard" of five critical issues to inform policymaker decisions about how colleges and universities compared and could be improved. The issues are: repayment and default rates on student loans (revealing whether students who've graduated can get a job that allows them to repay student loans, student progression and completion which would include critical momentum points, cost per degree (the cost for an institution to produce a degree), employment outcomes for graduates, and student learning outcomes. They consider the results a breakthrough framework. ...

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