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September 7, 2017

The Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking released its strategy today for increasing the availability and use of data to build evidence about government programs. The bipartisan panel’s recommendations emphasize the importance of workforce...

September 6, 2017

Last week, California’s Governor signed Assembly Bill 1336, which will clarify existing law by enabling the California Workforce Development Board (CWDB) to create a process to measure the impact of the state’s workforce training and education...

September 5, 2017

It’s an exciting day for the Workforce Data Quality Campaign (WDQC), as Bryan Wilson becomes the new director of the initiative. Bryan brings years of experience in workforce development and career and technical education, including demonstrated...

July 28, 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced today that it will review operations of the Federal Employment Data Exchange System (FEDES), which facilitates state use of data on federal and military employees to report on the outcomes of workforce...

July 20, 2017

Connecticut recently enacted HB 5590, which, in relevant part, codifies the state’s existing longitudinal data system and creates a universal intake form for persons seeking assistance at American Job Centers or Workforce Development Board...

July 17, 2017

The Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC), an official 15-member body of labor market information (LMI) experts representing national, state, and local data users and producers, recently published their vision of challenges and...

July 13, 2017

Ohio has recently completed its annual update of its Workforce Success Measures Dashboard, which evaluates the outcomes of the state’s largest workforce development programs. The tool was first built by the Ohio Education Research Center (OERC)...

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