What is the ERDC?
RCW 43.41.400 established the Education Research & Data Center (ERDC) in the Washington State Office of Financial Management (OFM). In collaboration with statutory partner agencies, representing education and employment, and the Legislative Evaluation and Accountability Program (LEAP) committee, ERDC conducts analyses of early learning, K-12, and higher education programs and education and workforce issues across the P-20 system.
P-20W Education Data Project
Work continues on the U.S. Department of Education Institute of Education Sciences $17.3 million ARRA P-20W SLDS grant.
- Status reports
- Washington's ARRA P-20 SLDS grant project information
- Public 4-year baccalaureate institution dashboard and press release
- New data available in the P-20 Reports to High Schools and School Districts and press realease
Workforce Data Quality Initiative (wDQI) Grant
Washington is one of 12 states to receive funding through the Department of Labor for building or enhancing longitudinal databases of workforce data and linking them to education data. [more]
Accessing De-Identified P-20W Data
The ERDC can help researchers and policy analyst get access to data in several ways. We've established a library of resources to help facilitate access to existing data, and also created resources to help understand the kinds of information that are available through the ERDC and the process to obtain custom data requests.