The U.S. Census Bureau recently revealed a new web-based analysis tool that provides access to the full Quarterly Workforce Indicators dataset. The tool, called QWI Explorer, allows users to compare, rank and aggregate indicators across time, geography and/or firm and worker characteristics. It includes measures on employment, job creation and destruction, hires and wages from the Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics program.
Graduate employment outcomes
All but three states had regulatory or legislative action that impacted career and technical education (CTE) last year, according to a new report released by the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) and the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). NASDCTEc and ACTE are both WDQC partners.
WDQC has followed several state data legislative proposals. Here are some updates on those state actions:
WDQC and the Data Quality Campaign, a national partner that promotes effective use of data by education stakeholders, recently released a fact sheet that looks at how states are utilizing workforce data to help prepare students for successful careers. The fact sheet is based on information from the 2013 Data for Action survey of states conducted by the Data Quality Campaign.