LCTCS, LSU Partner To Measure Graduate Earnings

BATON ROUGE – At its monthly board meeting on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, The Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Board of Supervisors announced a new partnership with the Louisiana State University Division of Economic Development (LSUED) to track and measure the earnings of LCTCS graduates. 

         Stephen Barnes from the LSUED presented details of the partnership.

         This project will consist of research support by the LSUED in developing a tool to estimate graduates' total earnings.

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         This effort will include assisting with linkages to the quarterly wage records from the Workforce Longitudinal Data System and developing a follow-up process that will survey those completers not matched in administrative records.

         The work done by LSU will be used to measure progress towards achieving Goal 2 (doubling the annual earnings of LCTCS graduates) of Our Louisiana 2020 and for program suitability.

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