Education-to-Workforce Indicator Framework
Twenty questions essential for E-W data systems to answer about how students are progressing from early education through career—and using the answers to guide action.View Questions
Ninety-nine student outcomes and milestones and related system conditions associated with economic mobility and security, plus guidance on how to measure them.View Indicators
Twenty-five characteristics that E-W systems should use to break down data, plus guidance on how to collect them.View Disaggregates
Twenty-six examples of practices shown to move the needle on key outcomes and system conditions, plus guidance on how to select them.View Practices
DATA EQUITY PRINCIPLES
Seven principles for centering equity throughout the data life cycle to encourage more ethical and effective data use, plus guidance on how to apply them.View Principles
About the Framework
The E-W Framework offers guidance for using data to promote equitable outcomes and economic security for all. Developed with input from leading experts from over 15 national and community organizations, it highlights key connections needed between systems to support students as they progress from early education through their career.READ MORE
Education-to-Workforce Data in Action
California Cradle-to-Career Data System
Student FAFSA Completion Data in Iowa
ImpactTulsa’s Child Equity Index
The Postsecondary Data Partnership
Social-Emotional Learning in CORE Districts
E-W Framework Report
The E-W Framework report (August 2022) lays a foundation for organizations to work together to share data across sectors to support students as they progress from early education through their career. Reflecting input from over 30 experts and more than 40 frameworks, the report offers guidance for what matters most to measure and how to use data to drive positive change.
Download full E-W report
News & Events
Webinar on Aligning Data Systems to Address Disparities from Pre-K Through the Workforce
Register now for this event on June 13 to hear experts discuss the critical questions longitudinal data systems must be able to answer and how the E-W Framework can inform data modernization efforts.
Education, the Workforce and the Imperative to Connect the Data Dots
In this blog post, Allan Golston of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation describes how the E-W Framework can help officials assess current data systems and identify opportunities for change.