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June 12, 2014

An appropriations bill to fund labor, education and health programs in 2015 has stalled in the Senate.

The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies discussed the bill on...

June 3, 2014

A recent clarification by U.S. Department of Education staff may make it easier for states and third party entities to enter into data sharing projects. 

In April, Workforce Data Quality Campaign released a report, Credential Data Pioneers...

May 29, 2014

Building on the principles in our policy agenda, WDQC has released specific recommendations for federal action  — both legislative and administrative — that would support better data for accountability, transparency and program improvement.

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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...

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