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Coding it Forward brings 55 tech-savvy students to D.C.

by Tajha Chappellet-Lanier

Coding it Forward’s Civic Digital Fellowship just keeps growing. The summer internship program for and by college students announced it is kicking off its third summer cohort with 55 fellows working at six agencies. These include nine fellows at the Bureau of Labor Statistics; 20 fellows at the Census Bureau; three at the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service; nine at

Report: Government can’t quantify automation’s effect on the workforce, yet

by Dave Nyczepir

The Department of Labor should develop better ways to track automation’s effects on jobs because current workforce data doesn’t explain employment shifts, according to a recent report. In analyzing the employment trends and job characteristics of 16 firms researchers felt were susceptible to automation, the Government Accountability Office found those that saw growth in technology

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