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December 9, 2014

As more education, workforce and social service programs seek data to determine whether participants move on to get jobs, demand for states’ Unemployment Insurance (UI) wage records is increasing.

All states collect UI wage records from...

November 26, 2014

A revised draft bill released this week by Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa), the retiring chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, would create a federal repository for individual-level postsecondary student data and...

November 24, 2014

A new report released by WDQC today, Crossing Boundaries: Regional Data Sharing to Study Worker Mobility, focuses on the feasibility of forming regional data sharing agreements to more carefully track employment outcomes and study worker mobility...

November 21, 2014

WDQC staff and several of our partners — National Skills Coalition, CLASP, National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) and Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness — attended a town hall this...

November 20, 2014

The Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute, in collaboration with the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) and with support from the Pew Charitable Trusts, convened state and national experts last week to discuss sharing...

November 12, 2014

WDQC is seeking applications to fill a full-time Policy Associate position in Washington, DC. The successful candidate will report to the WDQC Director and support the work of the Campaign by assisting with social media outreach, website content...

November 7, 2014

Workforce education professionals from across the country converged on Pittsburgh last week for the annual conference of the National Council for Workforce Education (NCWE) for the chance to network with peers; and to discuss linkages between...

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