The release of Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) final regulations and performance reporting requirements led this busy month that also included numerous federal and state legislative developments.

This newsletter includes information on WDQC's 'Student Right to Know' in the states infographic, Apprenticeship Data webinar, and the Commission on Evidence-Based Policymaking.

WDQC released a new Workforce Data Explained video, published a report with the Postsecondary Data Collaborative on "Leveraging Employment Data," and submitted comments on Job Corps and SNAP E&T program data. For more information on these activities and other updates, please read this newsletter.  

The release of WDQC's fact sheet on Registered Apprenticeships, federal developments on improving the use of data, and more state progress are all highlighted in this latest edition.

WDQC's release of a new video on how Data Attracts Business in Mississippi, and recent advocacy efforts on FY 2017 Appropriations, headline this newsletter.  

The President's FY 2017 budget rollout and WDQC's postsecondary data panel at the annual "Skills Summit" headlined this newsletter. Also included were developments in Virginia, Arkansas, and a call for all states to help us keep our new State pages up-to-date. 

WDQC released privacy and security principles for workforce data systems, and Director Rachel Zinn addressed postsecondary accountability in a presention to the American Association of Community Colleges' Workforce Development Institute. Read more in this newsletter.