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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...

July 17, 2014

Users of the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) database can now search for certifications, training, licensing and apprenticeship information from the Summary, Details and Custom report pages.

The navigation features of the O*NET...

July 16, 2014

As the nation awaits the release of the Obama Administration’s report on job-driven training, National Governors Association (NGA) Chair Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin released her initiative’s final report, An Action Guide for Governors, which...

July 8, 2014

Contributing to discussion about reauthorization of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act, several members of Congress have introduced bills that would amend portions of the law, including provisions on data collection and labor...

July 2, 2014

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon signed legislation two weeks ago that adopts performance-based funding for Missouri's public universities and community colleges which includes a job placement measure.

Senate Bill 492 requires the state’s...

June 25, 2014

House Republicans and Senate Democrats have released competing proposals for postsecondary reforms through reauthorization of the Higher Education Act (HEA).

Like the bill to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), which...

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