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The California Cradle-to-Career Data System is a statewide longitudinal data system that provides tools to help students reach their goals and delivers information on education and workforce outcomes.
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Coming 2024 The California Cradle-to-Career Data System’s long-awaited analytical dashboards are being designed to paint a holistic picture through data stories. Data stories will feature C2C’s linked data set to provide …
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The beliefs that define how the Office of Cradle-to-Career Data interacts with each other and stakeholders.
Equity is our north star: At critical milestones, opportunities, and planning steps, we ask, “how can we design and focus our work to advance equity in small and big ways?”
Transparency enables us to build trust with the public and with each other.
When we experience success, we collectively acknowledge the result of our work. When we experience setbacks, we collectively solve problems.
Multiple perspectives from each other and the public transform good individual ideas into innovative and creative accomplishments.
When our work gets tough, we get curious.
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The California Cradle-to-Career Data System
The California Cradle-to-Career Data System connects individuals and organizations with trusted information and resources, providing insights into critical milestones in the pipeline from early care to K–12 to higher education, skills training, and employment. The data system empowers individuals to reach their full potential and fosters evidence-based decision-making to help California build a more equitable future.
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How 1 billion data points could improve career outcomes for California students
C2C Staff | November 8, 2023
California’s Cradle-to-Career office recently collected its first data installment, a crucial piece to building a dashboard that serves California students, families, teachers and policymakers.
California Cradle-to-Career Data System Begins Leveraging Over 1 Billion Data Points to Improve Equity and Access in Education
C2C Staff | November 1, 2023
SACRAMENTO – Today Governor Newsom announced the California Cradle-to-Career Data System (C2C) reached a pivotal phase in its mission to transform education and workforce development in the state. In October 2023, C2C …
California Reaches Major Milestone in Development of Nation-Leading Cradle-to-Career Data System to Improve Education Effectiveness, Equity, and Access
C2C Staff | November 1, 2023
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: California’s Cradle-to-Career Data System just began integrating over 1 billion data points — providing unprecedented insight and transparency to improve career outcomes for millions of Californians.
California Cradle-to-Career Data System: Report to the Legislature FY 2022-23
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