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September 24, 2014

Lawmakers from more than two dozen states discussed the importance of workforce data in aligning education and training with employer needs at the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Jobs Summit last week.

As part of the...

September 18, 2014

Rhode Island has exposed the colorful side of data.

Rhode Island DataHUB is an online, open source resource for anyone interested in using data to answer key questions about Rhode Island residents, focusing on a number of topics that...

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 jobs that don’t require a four-year degree.

Burning Glass—a company...

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 has already passed the bill, and it is now on its way to Governor...

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), that provides up to 10 years of post-graduation...

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 Maine public postsecondary institutions or academic adult education...

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