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Improving Postsecondary Education Data for Students Act

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5/20/2013--Reported to House amended. Improving Postsecondary Education Data for Students Act - Directs the Secretary of Education to convene an Advisory Committee on Improving Postsecondary Education Data that: (1) is comprised of 15 members who rep...[more]

Sponsor

  • Rep. Luke Messer [R, IN-6]

Cosponsors (6)

  • Rep. Larry Bucshon [R, IN-8]
  • Rep. Virginia Foxx [R, NC-5]
  • Rep. John Kline [R, MN-2]
  • Rep. Thomas E. Petri [R, WI-6]
  • Rep. David P. Roe [R, TN-1]
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Sponsor: Rep Luke Messer (R-IN)

Summary:

Would convene an Advisory Committee on Improving Postsecondary Education Data by studying:

  • the types of information the federal government should collect and report on IHEs to assist students and families in their search for an IHE, including information related to postsecondary education costs, financial assistance, student outcomes, and postgraduation earnings;
  • how that information should be collected and reported, including how to disaggregate student outcome information by student subgroups; and
  • ways in which the federal government could make that information more readily available to students and their families in an easily accessible and understandable format, and to states, local governments, secondary schools, IHEs, and private-sector entities
 
Talking Points:

  • Date collection and reporting
 

Status:

5/13/13 – Introduced

5/20/13 – Reported, as amended, by Ed and Workforce Cmte.

5/22/13 – Rules suspended, passed House by voice vote.

5/23/13 – Received in Senate, read twice, and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.