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April 27, 2016

In this latest video from WDQC, Renah Wolzinger of "Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy," California Community Colleges; and Matthew Meyer of STEM Innovations, North Carolina Community College System, talk about the Workforce Credentials...

April 20, 2016

The Maryland Longitudinal Data Center has recently added new dashboards to its website that will allow policymakers to easily assess outcomes and answer research questions such as “what happens to students who start at community colleges and do...

April 15, 2016

The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released new data on non-degree credentials, reporting information from the first Current Population Survey questions about professional certifications and licenses.

The Current Population Survey (CPS...

April 13, 2016

The Secretary of Labor recently appointed 14 members to the new Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC).

The WIAC is a Federal Advisory Committee of workforce and labor market information (LMI) experts representing national, state,...

April 7, 2016

College leaders should be more engaged in federal policy discussions and can be powerful advocates for collecting data that helps improve education programs, according to a new report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP).

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April 5, 2016

The 2016 session of the Virginia General Assembly, is all but a memory, save for the upcoming reconvened session when the legislature takes action on the Governor’s vetoes. The session was an exciting one for VLDS partners as the Governor had...

April 5, 2016

Last month, the Governor of Indiana signed IN S 301, which will require the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) to produce an occupational demand report. The report will show Indiana’s expected workforce needs over the next decade, as well...

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