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June 15, 2015

WDQC and more than 40 other organizations, including many of our partners, are co-sponsoring an effort to reform the nation's postsecondary credentialing system.

Lumina Foundation is spearheading this work to address growing confusion by...

June 12, 2015

After synthesizing input from multiple national and state organizations, WDQC today submitted comments on proposed regulations implementing the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). 

Our comments address several topics related...

June 4, 2015

Wyoming and Rhode Island recently released the results of research supported by U.S. Department of Labor Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI) grants. Although the grants were the first for both states, the projects are already showing how...

May 19, 2015

Community college leaders shared their experiences using data to assess performance and improve programs at the National Benchmarking Conference in Overland Park, Kansas last week.

Examples of data use included:

Use of Labor Market...

May 12, 2015

WDQC is launching a series of short videos that highlight how states are using education and workforce data to advance their skilled workforce and better align with industry demand. 

In this first video, Neal Gibson, Director of the...

May 6, 2015

Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ron Wyden (D-OR), and Mark Warner (D-VA) yesterday introduced the Student Right to Know Before You Go Act, a bill that would create a federal student record system to report on postsecondary students' progress and...

April 28, 2015

Twenty-seven members of the Postsecondary Data Collaborative, including WDQC, signed off on a letter last week to respond to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee's request for comment on the Federal Postsecondary Data...

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