This report from MDRC provides a brief history of CTE, examines common career pathway models to identify design principles, and charts a path forward for strengthening and expanding local career pathways.
This Advance CTE brief explores common approaches to offering or requiring CTE courses and assessments within a statewide set of graduation requirements, offers illustrative examples of state-level policies and elevates implementation issues for consideration.
This brief from the Community College Research Center lays out the what and how of guided pathways, a more coherent guidance, advisement and course taking system for postsecondary students designed to support completion and degree attainment.
This case study from the Community College Resource Center examines how Miami Dade College (MDC) implemented the guided pathways approach, which redesigns programs and supports so that students can more easily navigate college and achieve their goals.
This tool from the Community College Research Center (CCRC) outlines the implementation process, costs and benefits of redesigning academic programs and student support services following the guided pathways approach.