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July 11, 2016

Last month, North Carolina enacted Senate Bill 536, which will provide information to parents and students that can help them select career paths, majors, and postsecondary institutions.

The bill requires the North Carolina State Education...

July 1, 2016

The Departments of Labor and Education yesterday released final Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) regulations and performance reporting requirements.

The final rules maintain language from the proposed regulations,...

June 29, 2016

On June 17th, the Governor of Louisiana signed LA SB 466, which mandates a comprehensive review of the state’s postsecondary needs as well as an evaluation of the state’s postsecondary assets. Introduced by Senator Sharon Hewitt in April this...

June 28, 2016

The House Education and Workforce Committee today released the “Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act,” a new bill that would reauthorize the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act through Fiscal Year (...

June 20, 2016

Last week, Colorado launched a new interactive website, launchmycareercolorado.org, in order to help future students estimate the return on investment for an array of higher education choices. The tool identifies in-demand jobs and reveals how a...

June 20, 2016

The legislatively-mandated bipartisan Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking is starting to take shape, with a majority of members appointed. The Commission will study how to improve the integration of federal data, including information about...

June 17, 2016

Regional economic dashboards for workforce stakeholders were on the agenda during the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) and Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute conference recently held in Minneapolis. Many agencies and...

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