NRS Tips: Tracking Students Over Time

NRS Tips: Tracking Students Over Time

Tracking student outcomes can take time and effort, however, it is important for local programs to obtain this information to support program management and improvement efforts. This NRS Tips will help you better understand the WIOA requirements related to following up with students after they exit and tracking their successes. The tip sheet includes information about why it is important to track students, a table with guidelines for whom to track when, and describes the primary methods for tracking students’ outcomes: data matching and supplemental data collection.



Explore featured resources related to WIOA and the NRS including: state guidance, reporting, LEAP training materials, and external WIOA resources.

NRS Technical Assistance (TA) Guide

WIOA and NRS Resources

LEAP: NRS Training on WIOA 2016

NRSTips: Adult Education Participants in Distance Education

NRS Reporting Tables