What is the ERDC?
RCW 43.41.400 established the Education Research & Data Center (ERDC) in the Washington State Office of Financial Management (OFM). In collaboration with statutory partner agencies, representing education and employment, and the Legislative Evaluation and Accountability Program (LEAP) committee, ERDC conducts analyses of early learning, K-12, and higher education programs and education and workforce issues across the P-20 system.
Workforce Data Quality Initiative (wDQI) Grant
Washington is one of 12 states to receive funding through the Department of Labor for building or enhancing longitudinal databases of workforce data and linking them to education data. [more]
ERDC awarded $7 million SLDS grant from the Department of Education
ERDC was funded in the areas of College & Career and Research & Evaluation. Read the grant application for more details.