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September 16, 2014

Using workforce data from multiple sources, a Burning Glass report finds increased employer demand for bachelor’s degrees in occupations formerly considered middle-skill...

September 5, 2014

Last week the California Assembly passed A.B. 2148, establishing a state workforce dashboard that will show the performance of major workforce development programs. The Senate...

August 14, 2014

On August 13, Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe unveiled a new workforce initiative that requires better measurement of credential attainment and a new consortium to provide workforce data.

The New Virginia Economy Workforce Initiative,...

August 8, 2014

The North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Labor and Economic Analysis Division (LEAD) recently rolled out an online tool called NC TOWER  (Tool for Online Workforce and Education Reporting...

August 5, 2014

As part of the effort to empower stakeholders through information, Maine developed a public website that links graduate records with wage records. Only students who enroll in...

July 30, 2014

Yesterday, WDQC connected more than 40 national policy experts, advocates and state officials for a conversation about Federal Data Policy: Successes and Opportunities in Washington, DC.

Coming off the heels of the passage of the Workforce...

July 22, 2014

The Obama Administration today released an action plan for improving federally-funded job training programs, including commitments to more effectively measure participants’ employment outcomes and use data to align training with labor market...

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