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ETA Publishes Guidance to Formalize Trade Adjustment Assistance Data Integrity as Required Component of Submitted Quarterly Reporting
The Employment and Training Administration has published Training and Employment Guidance Letter (TEGL) 04-14. The purpose of this document is the formalization of Trade Adjustment Assistance Data Integrity as a required component of quarterly reporting submitted by State Workforce Agencies or agencies designated by Governors as "Cooperating State Agencies" and to establish procedures for corrective action by the Department of Labor in the event of non-compliance.
The "Background" section of the TEGL provides an overview of the Trade Activity Participant Report (TAPR), the TAPR Edit Checks and TAA Data Element Validation, and the TAA Date Integrity Pilot.
The TEGL presents the following sections:
Trade Adjustment Assistance Data Integrity (TAADI) Policy and Description Performance Expectations TAADI Quarterly Report Cards TAADI Compliance Requirements and the Quarterly Timetable Annual Review and Corrective Action Plans
Attachment A: Glossary of TAADI Terms Attachment B: TAADI Measure Specifications and Performance Targets (PDF) Attachment B: TAADI Measure Specifications and Performance Targets (Excel) Attachment C: TAADI Fiscal Measure Specifications Attachment D: TAADI Action Steps and Timetable
NGA Announces Support for 14 States in Aligning Education and Training Systems to the Needs of State Economies
To further governors` efforts to align education and training systems to the needs of state economies, the National Governors Association (NGA) today announced support for 14 states -- Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Montana, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.
Selected states will receive grants and opportunities to learn from one another, as well as technical assistance from the NGA Center for Best Practices and outside experts. The opportunity also will help selected states make progress within the following areas:
Articulate and implement a strong vision connecting the education and training systems with the needs of the economy;
Integrate and use education and workforce data to inform policy, track progress and measure success;
Build industry and education partnerships; and
Modify the use of resources and incentives to support attainment of the integrated vision. News Release
OCTAE Acting Assistant Secretary Johan E. Uvin recently released a Dear Colleague letter to apprise stakeholders of important new developments in adult learning. It addresses the recent enactment of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and the simultaneous release of Vice President Biden`s report, Ready to Work: Job-Driven Training and American Opportunity, featuring 50 federal actions to create employment opportunities. The letter also acknowledges the attention and focus that members of the adult, career and technical, and community college education systems have brought to adults with low skills.