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August 24, 2016

The U.S. Departments of Labor and Education yesterday released joint guidance to help states match data for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) reporting.

We're giddy over this document here at WDQC. Joint guidance was our top...

August 10, 2016

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced a new grant opportunity to improve state information technology (IT) systems that connect programs and services for dislocated workers.

These new "Reemployment & System Integration...

August 4, 2016

The U.S. Census Bureau and Department of Labor are involved in several promising new initiatives that could improve education, training, and labor market data linkages, as well as their use for evaluation and policy.

The U.S. Census Bureau...
August 2, 2016

Federal funding has proven essential to creating, expanding, and maintaining state longitudinal data systems. To date, 48 states, plus the District of Columbia, have received federal State Longitudinal Data System (SLDS) or Workforce Data Quality...

July 26, 2016

The Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking met in public for the first time last week to begin its comprehensive examination of data inventory and infrastructure, database security, and statistical protocols related to federal policymaking....

July 25, 2016

A recently released report describes best practices for states to develop and implement policies that facilitate the transition of veterans into civilian work, including the use of data to identify in-demand occupations and track veterans’...

July 20, 2016

The Idaho Department of Labor recently launched JobScape, which is a new searchable resource to help students and job seekers make more strategic choices when navigating the state’s educational opportunities and labor market. 

JobScape...

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