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April 13, 2016

The Secretary of Labor recently appointed 14 members to the new Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC).

The WIAC is a Federal Advisory Committee of workforce and labor market information (LMI) experts representing national, state,...

April 7, 2016

College leaders should be more engaged in federal policy discussions and can be powerful advocates for collecting data that helps improve education programs, according to a new report from the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP).

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April 5, 2016

The 2016 session of the Virginia General Assembly, is all but a memory, save for the upcoming reconvened session when the legislature takes action on the Governor’s vetoes. The session was an exciting one for VLDS partners as the Governor had...

April 5, 2016

Last month, the Governor of Indiana signed IN S 301, which will require the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) to produce an occupational demand report. The report will show Indiana’s expected workforce needs over the next decade, as well...

April 4, 2016

The Administration for Children and Families, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has produced a report that explains how agencies can use labor market information (LMI) to help clients on public assistance obtain...

March 25, 2016

Earlier this week, the Kansas Board of Regents released Kansas DegreeStats, an online tool which can help students evaluate the economic feasibility of degree programs within the state’s four-year public institutions. DegreeStats contains side-by...

March 23, 2016

A major workforce program for low-income people will report nationwide data on participant outcomes for the first time, under a federal regulation published today.

The regulation establishes performance measures for the employment and...

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