Research Agenda 2023 (July 2023 - June 2024)

Priority Agency Research Name Description
1 USBE/DHHS ASQ and Educational Outcomes Academic outcomes of children screened through the Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) statewide early detection and intervention effort, as measured by standardized screening and assessment results completed in preschool, kindergarten, 3rd grade, and beyond
2 USBE/USHE/DWS Charter School Graduates' Outcomes Higher education and workforce outcomes for graduates of charter schools
3 USHE/DWS Prior Learning Assessments Effects of prior learning assessments (PLA) on short-term wage earnings (one, three, and potentially five years after graduation)
4 USHE/DWS Graduates' Wages and Cost of Living Relationship between the wages of recent public higher education graduates and Utah’s cost of living
5 USHE/DOPL/DWS Licensed Employment Higher education, licensure, and workforce outcomes for occupations requiring state licensure