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September 24, 2015

A new U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) report, “Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act: Performance Reporting and Related Challenges,” provides general information on how the federal government has been collecting data from the...

September 21, 2015

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) has awarded approximately $108 million of State Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) grants, to fund projects that will use already linked data to inform policy in one of six priority areas. The 16 states who...

September 17, 2015

Last week, WDQC hosted its second annual State Advisors Fly-In, “Implementing for Impact,” in Washington D.C. The two-day conference brought together 18 state representatives, WDQC’s national partner organizations, and the federal government to...

September 16, 2015

WDQC interviewed Carol O. Rogers, Deputy Director of the Indiana Business Research Center, about the critical role data play in aligning education with industry demand. This video is the fourth in a series that showcases how states are using...

September 14, 2015

Average earnings for former students of most American colleges and universities are now just a few mouse clicks away, on the revised College Scorecard website from the U.S. Department of Education (ED).

There's a lot of nuance behind the...

August 12, 2015

Nevada recently launched the Nevada P-20 to Workforce Research Data System (NPWR), which links K-12, post-secondary, and employment data from participating state agencies to enable research and public reporting about education and the workforce....

August 7, 2015

The U.S. Department of Labor is requesting nominations for the formation of a new Workforce Information Advisory Council (WIAC).

The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) mandates the creation of the WIAC, which will evaluate the...

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