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April 8, 2014

A bill that would reauthorize federal grants to support state longitudinal data systems passed the House Committee on Education and the Workforce this morning.

WDQC sent a letter of support for the proposed legislation in advance of today’...

April 7, 2014

Today, WDQC is releasing a report, Credential Data Pioneers: Forging New Partnerships to Measure Certifications and Licenses, which highlights states and schools that have taken steps to broker data-sharing agreements with certification bodies...

April 4, 2014

In an opinion piece that appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer today, Daniel Greenstein, director of Education for Postsecondary Success at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, affirmed the steps necessary to drive a more inclusive, equitable...

March 27, 2014

WDQC has followed several state data legislative proposals. Here are some updates on those state actions:

Indiana On Monday, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed into law the House Enrolled Act No. 1003, which would bring together data from...

March 25, 2014

WDQC and the Data Quality Campaign, a national partner that promotes effective use of data by education stakeholders, today released a fact sheet that looks at how states are utilizing workforce data to help prepare students for successful...

March 21, 2014

Rachel Zinn, WDQC Director, served as a panelist during a meeting of the Workforce Data Quality Initiative (WDQI) grantees yesterday in Washington, DC. She talked about ways to improve access to and alignment of K-12, higher education and...

March 14, 2014

The proposed rule released today by the U.S. Department of Education (DoED) sets two types of metrics to determine the eligibility of career-oriented postsecondary programs for federal student aid: ratio of debt-to-earnings and cohort default...

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