NSC submits comments on WIOA performance reporting

By Bryan Wilson, May 26, 2016

NSC has submitted comments to the Office of Management and Budget in response to the Department of Labor’s Information Collection Request (ICR) for performance accountability, information and reporting under the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).

In April the Department of Labor in coordination with the Department of Education published notices in the Federal Register announcing the ICR and soliciting comments concerning the collection of data that will be used for WIOA performance reporting. The ICR contains important new information about the Departments’ plans for performance reporting by states, local areas, and providers.  This new information has major implications for WIOA performance accountability.

Our comments share a number of concerns with the proposals contained in the ICR: the proposed use of supplemental data, the Eligible Training Provider Performance Report, the metric for skill gains for WIOA Title II, and the operational definitions for the primary indicators of credential attainment and youth earnings.

You can read NSC’s comments here.