Lingua Franca for Credentials ♦ Inside Higher Ed
The Center for Law and Social Policy (CLASP), a WDQC partner, is mentioned in this article for its work on a Beta Credentials Framework. The article covers the Lumina Foundation's project to develop a system that would consistently communicate and connect the growing number and variety of postsecondary credentials. WDQC is one of over 40 organizations co-sponsoring the project.
Half of High School Graduates Satisfied With Where They Are ♦ Employment & Training Reporter
This Employment & Training Reporter edition refers to Rachel Zinn's participation on the American Enterprise Institute's panel discussion: "High Costs, Uncertain Benefits: What do Americans without a College Degree Think About Postsecondary Education?"
States Are Eager to Collect Graduates’ Job Data. Here’s Where That Effort Stands. ♦ The Chronicle of Higher Education
WDQC and its advisors, including experts from College Measures and Georgetown's Center on Education and the Workforce, are quoted in this article about states developing data systems to measure employment outcomes for higher education graduates.
Director of WDQC Answers Questions from the AISP Team ♦ AISP Newsletter
Actionable Intelligence for Social Policy (AISP), an initiative to improve education, health, and human service agencies’ policies and practices through the use of integrated data systems, featured a conversation with WDQC in its recent newsletter.
The Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness, which collaborates with WDQC, is mentioned in this article for its project with The Pew Charitable Trusts on The Business Incentives Initiative. The Initiative works with interagency teams in six states to improve economic development, including through sharing data. The article also discusses other efforts to allow data-sharing, with the aim of better informing decision-makers.
Elusive Data on Education and Workforce ♦ Inside Higher Ed
WDQC's survey on state data systems is cited in this article about a Government Accountability Office (GAO) report on linking education and workforce data.