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October 21, 2014

WDQC released a report today, Mastering the Blueprint: State Progress on Workforce Data, which highlights state efforts to connect and use workforce data.

The inaugural report is based on a nationwide survey conducted by WDQC in which...

October 20, 2014

Local and national leaders shared examples of how they are using data to improve workforce development during a national conference last week at Rutgers University in New Jersey.

The multi-day conference, sponsored by the Atlanta...

September 29, 2014

More than 200 researchers, faculty, staff and policy experts recently gathered for discussions of new and ongoing research on the labor market returns to a wide range of higher education pathways during a conference hosted by the Center for...

September 25, 2014

Six states contemplated ways to use data systems for improvement of veterans services at a National Governors Association (NGA) policy academy held this week in Washington, DC.

The event brought together state teams from Illinois,...

September 24, 2014

Lawmakers from more than two dozen states discussed the importance of workforce data in aligning education and training with employer needs at the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) Jobs Summit last week.

As part of the...

September 18, 2014

Rhode Island has exposed the colorful side of data.

Rhode Island DataHUB is an online, open source resource for anyone interested in using data to answer key questions about Rhode Island residents, focusing on a number of topics that...

September 16, 2014

Using workforce data from multiple sources, a Burning Glass report finds increased employer demand for bachelor’s degrees in occupations formerly considered middle-skill jobs that don’t require a four-year degree.

Burning Glass—a company...

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