Insight

Insight

Translating Data: Using Student Performance Data to Inform Policy and Improve Outcomes

By Linda Baglia and Jeff Stanley Over the past two decades, states have built data systems to capture and store vital information that can be used to measure student performance. Most states have K-12 and postsecondary data repositories that hold statewide longitudinal data on enrollment, demographics, assessments, retention and completion. Increasingly, states have invested in comprehensive […]

The Equity Imperative

Propelling more Americans toward postsecondary credentials of value must continue to be a priority for states nationwide. While obtaining a credential of value provides benefits for all students, significant benefits accrue to those from traditionally underserved and underrepresented populations. Postsecondary attainment is a powerful tool that affords these populations greater economic stability and upward social […]

Title X and America’s Substance Use Crisis

To Fight the Opioid Epidemic and Protect Women’s Health, We Need All Tools in the Toolkit, and that Includes a Strong Title X Program This Woman’s History Month, we want to highlight a public health program that throughout its history has played a key role in giving women a critically important entry point into the […]

Centering the Patient in Patient Engagement

Best Practices for Reaching, Educating and Engaging Diverse Communities in Clinical Trials through Strategic Partnerships There is a lot of buzz around patient engagement and what it means to have patients as partners. These conversations usually involve patients, the organizations that serve and represent them, and industry. Topics are focused on ways to ensure that […]

Employee Spotlight: A Q&A With New HCM Health Innovation Team Principal Bobby Clark

Bobby Clark is a principal of HCM Strategists’ Health Innovation Team, and a recognized leader on U.S. health policy.  He currently advises organizations on how to navigate shifting trends in the U.S. health marketplace, as well as the policy and political landscape. Bobby is also working to pilot a new public sector management practice at […]

Americans Want Good Jobs. Will the Government Ensure the Necessary Postsecondary Skills to Get One?

Lessons from the midterms and a Federal and State Outlook for Postsecondary Education: While Congress races to finish business during the lame duck session, there is quiet and sure momentum at both levels of government and across parties to help more adults get the postsecondary skills they need to survive in today’s economy. Earlier this month, […]

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