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March 15, 2017

Data can help students succeed. The Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) and the Institute for Higher Education Policy (IHEP) show this in 14 recently released case studies, describing how higher education institutions are...

February 9, 2017

Two studies released recently by the U.S. Department of Labor examine "How States Manage Eligible Training Provider Lists" and state efforts on "Using Workforce Data Quality Initiative Databases to Develop and Improve Consumer Report Card Systems...

January 25, 2017

In December 2016, Rhode Island’s Governor’s Workforce Board passed a new policy clarifying the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA)’s definition of “dislocated worker.” Under this new definition, the state estimates that more than...

January 20, 2017

For the first time, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) plans to collect detailed information about Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) training provider programs, including the specific credentials that participants can receive.

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January 11, 2017

How well have workforce programs served their customers? The U.S. Department of Labor’s Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is trying to answer this question by overseeing one of the most rigorous studies ever done of federally-supported...

January 10, 2017

Students in Georgia now have an online tool from which they can learn more about potential educational options in the state. In early January 2017, Georgia's Governor's Office of Student Achievement released the Georgia Higher Learning and...

December 19, 2016

WDQC interviewed Jillian Leufgen, Program Analyst with the California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, Doing What MATTERS for Jobs and the Economy, about the strides made toward understanding student success in California’s labor market....

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