Research/ Report

Promising Credentials in Hawai‘i

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report

The Promising Credentials report highlights to all sectors of Hawaii (labor, postsecondary, secondary, workforce) whether the credentials learners are earning provide clear pathways to employment that pay family sustaining wages.

The Roadmap for Racial Equity

  • Research/ Report

In this report, the National Skills Coalition (NSC) explores the racial and ethnic disparities in educational attainment and access; systemic barriers to equitable workforce training and quality employment; and why advancing equity is an economic and moral imperative.

Shared-Time Technology Centers: A Study of Six State Funding Systems

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report

This report from the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) provides an overview of funding for Career Technical Education (CTE) and a detailed look at CTE funding models in Arkansas, Indiana, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina and West Virginia.

State Wage Interchange System: Better data for stronger workforce programs

  • Research/ Report

This report from the National Skills Coalition (NSC) details the State Wage Interchange System (SWIS), a data sharing tool jointly managed by the Department of Education (ED) and the Department of Labor (DOL) that allows states to exchange anonymized employment and earning data with other states.

Hiring in the Modern Talent Marketplace

  • Research/ Report

This research and report was commissioned by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation to better understand the current hiring landscape and provides recent trends.

Hire for the Skills it Takes to Do the Job

  • Research/ Report

This report from Opportunity @Work discusses the need for skills-based hiring practices and is useful for CTE leaders who are considering how to prepare learners for the workforce of the future.