Did You Know...

44% of community and technical college students who received need-based aid completed a degree or certificate, compared with 35% of those who did not.

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 News, Winter 2024

This version of our newsletter includes a review of 2023, the new ERDC research agenda, the ERDC report on public K-12 race and ethnicity data, and a research brief on dual credit.

View the newsletter to learn what's new at ERDC.

ERDC News, Summer 2023 

Expanding Postsecondary Collections and New ERDC Reports Released

This summer and fall, ERDC will focus on the design and governance of two new data collections: expanded postsecondary collection and financial data for public four-years.

Also, this spring ERDC released three new reports. Read more about them here: ERDC News, Summer 2023 

ERDC Dashboard Updates, April 2023

The Statewide Four Year Dashboard, the STEM Dashboard, and the Earnings for Graduates Dashboard have all been updated in April 2023. 

The Statewide Public Four-Year Dashboard now includes:

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.