Guidance and support for education and workforce data modernization

This site, the Data Accelerator, represents the web presence of the P-20W+ Community of Innovation.

The Community leverages state experience and solution provider expertise to develop capabilities, artifacts, and tools that address common challenges across P-20W+ data pipelines.

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Helping states tackle shared data challenges

Focused efforts

We prioritize a defined set of P-20W+ capability areas to significantly advance understanding of current state efforts and best-in-class examples.

Project groups

We manage “learn” and “build” activities through project groups comprised of state functional staff, solution providers, and expert partners.

Common capabilities

Where common solutions are appropriate, we advance and publish technical designs and guidance that provide clear value to the P-20W+ ecosystem.


Align with the rest of the market

Our resources facilitate common language, methodologies, and technical approaches to enable innovation and scale for states.

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Follow defined modernization pathways

Our resources structure and document the modernization experience to inspire and enable fast followers.

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Develop a more complete picture of student and worker experiences and outcomes that leaders can use to inform their decisions.