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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...

August 6, 2015

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has awarded nearly $10 million in its fifth round of Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI) grants to help states build or expand their longitudinal databases. The nine states who received grants are Alaska,...

July 31, 2015

Recently, the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation launched the South Dakota Postsecondary Graduate Employment and Wage Outcomes system, which is intended to provide information about the links between postsecondary education and...

July 22, 2015

The U.S. Departments of Education and Labor today posted proposed templates and data definitions for performance information required under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

A Federal Register notice provides background...

July 20, 2015

WDQC interviewed Tony Glover, Chief Economist and Research Supervisor from the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services, on how his state uses labor market information to create industry projections and inform the development of training programs...

July 17, 2015

WDQC recently joined the National Center for Education Statistics STATS-DC conference for discussions on “Strong Uses for Strong Data.” Hundreds of participants came from across the country to share the latest news on data systems...

June 30, 2015

Two major events last week — a court decision on gainful employment rules and an announcement from the Obama Administration on college ratings — are shaping the federal approach to publicizing and using data on postsecondary education.

A...

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