June 2012

Education leaders have increasingly recognized that students must leave high school ready for college and career. But in the past, once students have left high school, little feedback has been available on how they did in college: how do we know when they are college ready? In this AISR publication, New York City Department of Education researchers describe a data collaboration with the City University of New York aimed at identifying the student characteristics and trajectories that lead to college success and share insights into the challenges of integrating data from different institutions.