Did You Know...

Within six years of graduation, males were over 2 times as likely as females to have been booked into jail and almost 5 times more likely to have been admitted to the Department of Corrections.

Recent Publications

What Is the ERDC?

What is the Education Research and Data Center?

We link education and workforce data from multiple state agencies, and transform this into insights that inform Washington decision-makers. This protects privacy by providing one place for people to find information for cross-sector research.

Recent Updates

ERDC Priorities in 2023

As we look ahead to 2023, we want to reflect on our accomplishments in 2022, as well as provide you with an overview of some of the projects that we're excited about this year.

In 2022, ERDC set out a list of five priority areas and an internal equity road map. The goal? To guide our work towards providing timely, accurate, meaningful, and relevant data products and research while keeping our eyes on our ultimate vision: equitable education access and outcomes for students across the state.

ERDC Winter 2022 Newsletter

Find out more about our ERDC report on multilingual learners, our new Senior Research Analysts, and our P20W System Study that will be conducted in 2023. Read the Winter 2022 Newsletter.

ERDC researchers explore associations between low-income children’s participation in subsidized childcare and their kindergarten readiness

A new study by ERDC researchers Donya Karimi and Thomas Aldrich examines the kindergarten readiness for Washington State low-income students who received and did not receive a childcare subsidy the year prior to kindergarten. Using linked subsidy and assessment data, children’s kindergarten readiness is estimated across six domains and further examined in the study based on student characteristics.

New ERDC study explores the math course-taking patterns of graduating public high school students in Washington

ERDC has published a new study that examines the how Washington public high school graduates in 2016 and 2017 fulfilled thier graduation requirement for a third math credit.