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May 9, 2017

Participants at the 600-person Apprenticeship Forward conference in Washington D.C. raised several...

May 1, 2017

Update: The FY17 omnibus appropriations bill became law on May 5, 2017.

Congress is expected to vote later this week on an...

April 20, 2017

WDQC, in collaboration with the Maryland Longitudinal Data System (MLDS) Center, held a packed meeting this week about using data tools to impact policy change in Maryland. At the meeting, more than...

April 12, 2017

The Common Education Data Standards (CEDS) initiative released a draft Version 7 of a voluntary set of data elements that states can use to manage information for a variety of education and workforce...

April 5, 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor invites State Workforce Agencies to apply for a new round of Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI) grants, including a new “super grant” that will allow one state to integrate case management, performance reporting...

April 3, 2017

New legislation, UT SB 194, replaces Utah’s longitudinal data system, the Utah Data Alliance (UDA) with the Utah Data Research Center (UDRC). In doing so, this bill changes the system’s governance model, builds the state’s research capacity,...

March 27, 2017

For the first time, the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) has made their Postsecondary Feedback report interactive. The report shows what happens to students at Kentucky’s public postsecondary institutions after they...

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