Mining college scorecard data (Sponsored by Lumina Foundation)

  • Event: 2016 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Andrea Fuller of The Wall Street Journal; Annie Waldman of ProPublica
  • Date/Time: Thursday, Mar. 10 at 2:15pm
  • Location: Denver III & IV
  • Audio file: Only members can listen to conference audio

With student debt at a record $1.3 trillion, what are students getting for all that money? We'll take you through the ins-and-outs of the new College Scorecard, a treasure trove of data released for the first time last fall. Learn how to pull data on colleges in your region including college costs, graduation rates, loan repayments rates, and the salaries earned by graduates.

Speaker Bios

  • Andrea Fuller is a reporter for The Wall Street Journal in New York City who specializes in data analysis. She uses spreadsheets, databases, and computer code to find stories. Ms. Fuller joined the Journal in April 2014. She previously was a data journalist at Gannett Digital, The Center for Public Integrity, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. 

  • Annie Waldman is a reporter at ProPublica, where she covers education. She has won two Education Writers Association awards and been a finalist twice. She was part of the ProPublica team that investigated maternal mortality, which was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in 2018. | @anniewaldman

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