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December 7, 2015

WDQC released an infographic about the flow of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) data, entitled “How WIOA Performance Data Works.” 

Each of WIOA’s four titles authorizes different job training programs intended to upskill the...

November 30, 2015

The National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) has published two working papers that demonstrate the value of using administrative data for research, with significant relevance for policymaking.

David N. Figlio and Krzysztof...

November 9, 2015

The House and Senate are considering the renewal of the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education (CTE) Act. WDQC has responded to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee's request for comments on reauthorization with a...

November 6, 2015

Traditionally, students, parents, and employers have looked to rankings from just a handful of entities, including U.S. News & World Report, to gauge the quality of higher education institutions. However, rankings are subjective, and not...

October 16, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced a new pilot program, Educational Quality through Innovative Partnerships (EQUIP), which would extend eligibility for federal student aid to participants in certain short-term training programs....

October 13, 2015

The Workforce Credentials Coalition (WCC), a group of states that are working together to improve alignment between academic and industry-awarded credentials, now has an online presence.  

WDQC created www.workforcecredentialscoalition.org...

September 28, 2015

WDQC recently offered recommendations to the U.S. Departments of Education and Labor on two policy areas: Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) data collection and dissemination, and an updated College Scorecard.

To compile ...

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