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May 28, 2014

The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released a report, VA Education Benefits: VA Should Strengthen Its Efforts to Help Veterans Make Informed Education Choices, which found that a significant portion of student veterans want...

May 21, 2014

Today, House and Senate leadership released the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). This bi-partisan, bi-cameral legislation would reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), which was due for reauthorization eleven years ago....

May 16, 2014

The Association of Public Data Users (APDU) and the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), which are membership organizations with expertise in statistics and labor market information, have joined WDQC as national partners.

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May 12, 2014

A bill to reauthorize federal grants that support state longitudinal data systems passed the House last week.

WDQC sent a letter of support for the proposed legislation in April.

The Strengthening Education through Research Act (H.R...

May 9, 2014

The state of Mississippi is showing how policymakers can use information from the state’s longitudinal data system to learn more about education and workforce program outcomes.

Recently, Mississippi LifeTracks issued its first special...

May 2, 2014

Post-graduation workforce results, such as earnings levels and employment rates, matter to consumers.

That is the basis of a new report from the Center for Postsecondary and Economic Success at the Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (...

April 25, 2014

Three out of five online job advertisements are for white-collar professional and science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) occupations according to a new report released by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the...

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