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July 14, 2016

The House Appropriations Committee passed a Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 appropriations bill for Labor, Health, and Human Services, and Education and Related Agencies. Similar to the Senate version, the legislation generally maintains current funding...

July 12, 2016

The House passed legislation yesterday that requires the U.S. Department of Education to publish a College Dashboard with information about postsecondary institutions. Data points would include net price, graduation rates, and "a link to national...

July 12, 2016

In order for state data systems to provide optimal insight into how combinations of courses and programs help residents access credentials, employment, and higher earnings, these systems should be inclusive of data from across the education and...

July 11, 2016

Last month, North Carolina enacted Senate Bill 536, which will provide information to parents and students that can help them select career paths, majors, and postsecondary institutions.

The bill requires the North Carolina State Education...

July 1, 2016

The Departments of Labor and Education yesterday released final Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) regulations and performance reporting requirements.

The final rules maintain language from the proposed regulations,...

June 29, 2016

On June 17th, the Governor of Louisiana signed LA SB 466, which mandates a comprehensive review of the state’s postsecondary needs as well as an evaluation of the state’s postsecondary assets. Introduced by Senator Sharon Hewitt in April this...

June 28, 2016

The House Education and Workforce Committee today released the “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act,” a new bill that would reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act through Fiscal Year (...

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