“Understanding Society”, the ongoing longitudinal study about household social and economic developments in the UK, has linked its data with education datasets from England’s National Pupil Database, which contains demographic information about students and their achievements over time. This linkage allows for more nuanced understanding of how factors in the home impact a child’s educational outcomes, as well as new education, health, and labor research opportunities.
England’s Education Data Just Got More Valuable
Joshua New is a senior policy analyst at the Center for Data Innovation. He has a background in government affairs, policy, and communication. Prior to joining the Center for Data Innovation, Joshua graduated from American University with degrees in C.L.E.G. (Communication, Legal Institutions, Economics, and Government) and Public Communication. His research focuses on methods of promoting innovative and emerging technologies as a means of improving the economy and quality of life. Follow Joshua on Twitter @Josh_A_New.
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