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June 26, 2017

Last week, WDQC Policy Analyst Jenna Leventoff attended a meeting in Albany, New York about potential amendments to New York Assembly Bill 2164-B. The meeting was hosted by the bill’s sponsor, Assembly Member Harry B. Bronson.

Assembly...

June 16, 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has awarded $11.4 million in its sixth round of Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI) grants. This funding helps states analyze the effectiveness of workforce and education programs, and develop consumer...

June 9, 2017

Federal agencies are updating projects to help inform students, job seekers, workers, and employers about the labor market. These updates were mentioned during a recent meeting of the Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics (...

June 7, 2017

Indiana has intensified efforts to ensure that all stakeholders have a transparent process by which to request access to data they need to make better decisions about education and the workforce. The Indiana Network of Knowledge (INK) is Indiana’...

June 6, 2017

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) last week released guidance on data sources for reporting on employment outcomes under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA), as state agencies continue working to fulfill the law’s performance...

May 24, 2017

The President's Budget for Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) calls for significant cuts to workforce and postsecondary education programs, including elimination of the $6 million Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI) grants.

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May 15, 2017

Update: The day after Senate introduction, Representative Mitchell (R-MI) introduced the bill in the House, along with several cosponsors.

In a bipartisan effort, four members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP)...

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