We advocate to change the role of data to ensure that data works for everyone navigating their education and workforce journeys.

Individuals, families, educators, communities, and policymakers must have the information they need to foster successful journeys through education and the workforce.

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What We Do

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Dive deeper into the issues that drive DQC’s work

data

DQC’s research provides a national picture of state and local data efforts.

advocacy

DQC advocates for policies and practices that support individuals through education and the workforce.

communicate

DQC helps the field communicate clearly, directly, and inclusively about data.

Education Data 101

Data is one of the most powerful tools to inform, engage, and create opportunities for individuals along their journey through education and into the workforce.

The Data Quality Campaign (DQC) is the only national nonprofit advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring that data works for everyone.

We understand that individual journeys through education and into the workforce are unique—and believe that individuals, families, educators, communities, and policymakers deserve the benefit of data that supports them along the way.

Flagship Resources

Our flagship resources are the cornerstones of our work. Start here for information on how to ensure that data works for everyone navigating their education and workforce journeys.

Show Me the Data 2023

DQC’s annual review of state report cards explores how states use their most public-facing resource.

What Now? A Vision to Transform State Data Systems

The future of state data systems must start with people.

Data 101: A Briefing Book for Policymakers on Education to Workforce Data

DQC’s Data 101 brings you up to speed on the most pressing topics in state data.
The 2024 state legislative season is underway, with 44 states and the District of Columbia currently in session—and it’s already been a busy one.