Resources

  • Report/Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
April 2017
This report, from Advance CTE, draws on national survey data to explore the attitudes of parents and students currently involved in CTE, as well as prospective  CTE parents and students, to better understand the promise and opportunity of CTE.  
  • Report/Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
January 2013

This report from the Southern Regional Education Board presents key elements of a CTE teacher induction model and provides findings from a five-year field test.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2016

Using the Nebraska Department of Education as a case study, this brief from RTI describes common challenges states face with collecting and disseminating CTE data.

  • Guide/Tool
June 2016

This paper from the Education Commission of the States offers a framework for engaging stakeholders in a way that emphasizes collaboration over traditional methods.

  • Report/Case Study
June 2016

This policy brief from NASBE takes an introductory look at CTE policy across the states, highlighting opportunities in federal laws such as ESSA and Perkins, and providing examples of successful CTE programs in Kentucky, Tennessee and California.

  • Report/Case Study
May 2016

This report from Education Commission of the States and the National Center for Higher Education Management Systems highlights how states have revisited their governance arrangements in response to changing conditions and expectations.

  • Policy
June 2012

Beginning in 2012, Tennessee overhauled the state’s Career Technical Education (CTE) standards, bringing them into alignment with the newly adopted K-12 standards and embedding the standards within full and rigorous programs of study. The process took place over three multi-step phases.

  • Report/Case Study
February 2014

This brief from the Center for Great Teachers & Leaders addresses policy gaps in developing and supporting CTE teachers by offering an overview of the current policy landscape, its implications for CTE teacher effectiveness, and next steps for creating aligned and coherent human capital policies.

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The Learning that Works Resource Center was developed through the New Skills for Youth initiative, a partnership of the Council of Chief State School Officers, Advance CTE and the Education Strategy Group, generously funded by JPMorgan Chase & Co