WDQC 2015 Appropriations Comments

Workforce Data Quality Campaign (WDQC) submitted comments to the House subcommittee Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies to highlight the importance of the continued funding of essential data-related programs. WDQC urged the committee to support programs that provide the crucial data needed to ensure that our nation is educating its students and workers to succeed in the 21st century economy.

Despite their profound impact on education and workforce development, a number of data-related programs and services have faced stagnant or declining funding in recent years. As Congress deliberated Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 appropriations, WDQC recommended reversing this downward trend and increasing funding for the following programs: