Our Work

Our research — based on interviews with hundreds of thousands of Americans — provides clear, actionable insights for improving postsecondary education.

What We Do


We are putting insights into action as policymakers, educators, employers, community leaders, and investors work to increase the value of postsecondary education.

Through this work we seek to:

  • Deliver clear research insights from education consumers to mobilize education and workforce stakeholders in the pursuit of solutions that increase the value of higher education. 
  • Establish data-based partnerships with states, institutions, and key influencers to catalyze consumer-centered solutions that improve the value of postsecondary education 
  • Create more purposeful links between education and careers by ensuring that consumer assessments are a key component of measures of quality and value in postsecondary learning
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Our Data

Browse and explore the findings cultivated from listening to hundreds of thousands of Americans as they answer questions about education: its value, its relevance to their careers, the aspirations they have for seeking more, and whether they know how to access it.

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Public Viewpoint

In response to the global pandemic of COVID-19, we’ve conducted a series of regular surveys to explore how this crisis is impacting work, education, and daily lives of Americans. From worry, to job loss, to plans for future education, our team has heard from thousands of people and evaluated their insights into how the worlds of work and education are changing.

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