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Former ECEAP (state-funded early learning) participants were more likely to be ready for kindergarten than lower income kindergartners who did not participate in ECEAP.

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

OFM and ERDC Publish New Visualizations for the Statewide Public Four-Year Dashboard

The Office of Financial Management, Forecasting and Research Division has released a newly designed Statewide Public Four-Year Dashboard. OFM worked with the six public universities and colleges to create this centralized dashboard, which provides the public a view of public, four-year institution information, including the types of students enrolled and completing, in addition to the types of degrees awarded.

ERDC publishes new Earnings for Graduates Report

ERDC has recently published a new Earnings for Graduates report, which explores theearnings of students who have received certificates or degrees from public colleges, universities, and apprenticeship programs in Washington. The report allows users to explore how much graduates from various degree programs in Washington have earned during the seven years after graduation, and how this varies by institution and industry. For example, users can see how much graduates from a degree program have earned in multiple industries.

High School Feedback Report Update to Include 2015 Data

ERDC's High School Feedbck Report has been updated to include college-going rates through 2015. The High School Feedback Report is a yearly-updated P20 report that presents college attendance data for high school graduates. The report includes student enrollment, demographics of graduates by postsecondary status, pre-graduation indicators by postsecondary status, and postsecondary participation characteristics for students enrolled in Washington publicly-funded institutions. 

ERDC produces Time to Degree Visualization

ERDC has published a dashboard that explores the time it takes to earn a degree across various degree programs at Washington four-year institutions. The dashboard presents data for seven graduating cohorts, from 2007-08 to 2013-14, and includes information from the University of Washington, Washington State University, Western Washington University, Central Washington University, Eastern Washington University, and the Evergreen State College. The data can be disaggregated by race, gender, student need, and also by majors that are STEM related or in high demand.

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