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June 27, 2017

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a new grant opportunity for states to improve their data collection and reporting systems for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Employment and Training (SNAP E&T).

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June 26, 2017

Last week, WDQC Policy Analyst Jenna Leventoff attended a meeting in Albany, New York about potential amendments to New York Assembly Bill 2164-B. The meeting was...

June 16, 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has awarded $11.4 million in its sixth round of Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI) grants. This funding helps states...

June 9, 2017

Federal agencies are updating projects to help inform students, job seekers, workers, and employers about the labor market. These updates were mentioned during a recent meeting of the Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (...

June 7, 2017

Indiana has intensified efforts to ensure that all stakeholders have a transparent process by which to request access to data they need to make better decisions about education and the workforce. The Indiana Network of Knowledge (INK) is Indiana’...

June 6, 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) last week released guidance on data sources for reporting on employment outcomes under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (...

May 24, 2017

The President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) calls for significant cuts to workforce and postsecondary education programs, including elimination of the $6 million Workforce...

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