On Thursday, November 19, 2020, MDI Research Prof. Amy O’Hara joined George Hough, a Senior Education Research Analyst at the Education Research and Data Center for the State of Washington to discuss the methods and obstacles of linking education data for State Longitudinal Data Systems and the various federal mandates around education privacy and outcomes.
The following documents were referenced during the seminar:
George Hough has over 30 years of knowledge accessing and analyzing federal and local statistical systems, and over 20 years of experience turning data into information addressing state, local and tribal government research needs. Dr. Hough’s current research is focused on State Longitudinal Data Systems (SLDS) and their applications to applied demography. In his current position as Senior Education Research Analyst for the Education Research & Data Center for Washington State, Dr. Hough researches administrative records linking high school students to postsecondary attendance, achievement and labor force participation.