Economic Success Measures - Arkansas

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Data Limitations and Disclosure Rules

Data Disclosure and Limitations

In order to protect confidentiality, these reports display program-level data only under the following conditions:

  • Single-year data will not be reported, only rolling five-year aggregates. For example, graduates of 2006-10 are reported with those of 2005-2006, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, and 2009-10.
  • Cell-sizes of wage-reported graduates must be equal to 5 or greater with full-time wage equivalent (FTWE) reported wages and number of graduates must be equal to or greater than 10. The current definition of FTWE is $13,195/year which represents 52 weeks of employment at 35 hours per week at $7.25/hour.
  • The program must have produced a minimum of ten graduates.


The wage data included in these reports represent only the following:

  • Graduates successfully matched to the Unemployment Insurance Wage records.
  • Graduates employed in the state. This excludes federal employees, including those within the Department of Defense.

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