Publication | January 26, 2023

Valuable Insights on How Tennessee and Kentucky Connected Education and Workforce Data

Robust longitudinal education and workforce data are integral in addressing disparities in educational opportunities and economic outcomes. However, not all states link their P-12, postsecondary, and workforce data sets. Kentucky and Tennessee are two state examples that proved success in linking data from different agencies.

TICAS’ brief analyzes the two states’ data systems and offers key lessons on how to develop a robust data system that can successfully inform decision makers in allocating resources to improve educational opportunities and economic outcomes.