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January 29, 2016

RTI International organized a Technical Review Panel on the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard, and has issued a formal request for public comment.

The revised College Scorecard has been online since last fall. The Scorecard...

January 21, 2016

WDQC recently released a set of seven privacy and security principles, which show ways that data systems can protect individual privacy and promote informed decision making. They are intended to serve as a guideline for local, state, and federal...

January 12, 2016

Adequate sustainable state funding is essential to ensure that states can build, maintain, expand, and effectively utilize state data systems. That is why it is one of WDQC’s 13 Blueprint elements for strong data systems. However, adequate and...

January 6, 2016

Rhode Island DataHUB has released a new data story that examines the workforce outcomes of young adults who have been educated at the state’s public postsecondary institutions. Through charts, graphs, and brief text, the story conveys the...

December 21, 2015

A Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 “omnibus” spending bill was adopted into law on Friday, funding government operations through September 30, 2016. The legislation contains critical funding increases for key workforce and education programs, including...

December 18, 2015

The Credential Transparency Initiative (CTI) Collaborative launched this month, with the goal of creating a credential registry that contains key facts about about certifications, degrees, certificates, licenses, and other credentials.

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December 18, 2015

Last week the New York Senate Democratic Policy Group released a white paper entitled Upstate Left Behind: Job Loss, Policy Challenges, and a New Path to Create Jobs Across New York State. The white paper discusses 47 policy initiatives,...

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