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February 11, 2015
WDQC hosted a panel discussion on “Workforce Development in the States: Progress and Possibility,” earlier this week at the National Skills Coalition’s annual Skills Summit, held just outside of Washington, DC.

Director Rachel Zinn...

February 2, 2015

The Obama Administration today released a proposed 2016 Budget with significant funding increases and legislative proposals designed to make better use of data to improve workforce and education policies.

Funding proposals for data...

January 29, 2015

The Colorado Community College System has developed web-based tools to help students, workers and others learn more about advanced manufacturing careers in the state, and the likely routes to high-demand occupations in the field.

The...

January 29, 2015

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee passed a bill yesterday to reauthorize federal grants that support state longitudinal data systems.

The Strengthening Education through Research Act (S. 227) reauthorizes...

January 16, 2015

The state of Pennsylvania recently rolled out its data warehouse, which integrates program and workforce data from public agencies with earnings and employment data in an effort to answer key policy questions that the state has identified.

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January 13, 2015

The American Association of Community Colleges, the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, and the American Association of State Colleges and Universities have formed a partnership to develop a framework and new tools for reporting...

January 12, 2015

Building on a series of efforts to safeguard the privacy of American consumers and families, President Barack Obama announced several new actions to protect student data today.

Speaking from the Federal Trade Commission offices, President...

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