Notes From The Field #1
National Center for Higher Education Management Systems. (2008). Creating State-Level Degree Completion Rates from a National Database: Results of an Exploratory Analysis. Retrieved from http://www.nchems.org/c2sp/documents/ClearinghouseProjectReport_June2008.pdf
Research Center Notes on the NCHEMS Report
The NCHEMS study used Clearinghouse data to create estimates of state-level degree completion rates. This report details the advantages and limitations of using Clearinghouse data and offers best practices to apply when dealing with this type of enrollment and graduation information.