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January 31, 2014

The Virginia Longitudinal Data System (VLDS) released a new video explaining how the system protects individual privacy:

This video is part of Virginia’s effort to educate policymakers and the public about its data system, which...

January 17, 2014

One-fourth of adults in the U.S. had a non-degree credential in fall 2012, and full-time workers with these credentials have higher median earnings than those without, according to a report released yesterday by the U.S. Census Bureau.  

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January 15, 2014

As education costs continue to rise and the skills gap persists, the focus is on community colleges as key players to educate the workforce and enable individuals to gain valuable training to access better jobs. While the need for training is...

December 19, 2013

Workforce Data Quality Campaign (WDQC) is excited to announce the launch of its new website! Whether the sight of a bar graph makes you giddy or grumpy, the website explains how better data can help ensure that public policies are preparing...

November 4, 2013

Degrees, certificates, badges, certifications…many different types of credentials claim to certify knowledge and competency, but workers and employers are increasingly uncertain about their quality. The George Washington Institute of Public...

November 1, 2013

New York state has adopted legislation that makes wage records more accessible to public agencies for evaluating whether education and workforce development programs lead to good jobs.

The legislation amends an existing state law that...

October 8, 2013

Today, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released its inaugural edition of the OECD Skills Outlook dedicated reporting the results of the first round of the Survey of Adult Skills, produced by the Programme for the...

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