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June 18, 2014

One of the tenets of WDQC’s policy agenda is to assess employment outcomes for all education and training programs. Minnesota is putting this principle to work with its new employment outcomes tool.

The Graduate Employment Outcomes tool ...

June 16, 2014

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has awarded $6 million in grants to support state longitudinal data systems in the fourth round of its Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI). The grants were awarded to six states: Connecticut, Indiana,...

June 13, 2014

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) recently revealed a new web-based interactive portal that allows users, including researchers, practitioners and policymakers to build customizable data tables using data from the Organization...

June 12, 2014

An appropriations bill to fund labor, education and health programs in 2015 has stalled in the Senate.

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies discussed the bill on...

June 3, 2014

A recent clarification by U.S. Department of Education staff may make it easier for states and third party entities to enter into data sharing projects. 

In April, Workforce Data Quality Campaign released a report, Credential Data Pioneers...

May 29, 2014

Building on the principles in our policy agenda, WDQC has released specific recommendations for federal action  — both legislative and administrative — that would support better data for accountability, transparency and program improvement.

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May 28, 2014

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report, VA Education Benefits: VA Should Strengthen Its Efforts to Help Veterans Make Informed Education Choices, which found that a significant portion of student veterans want...

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