Resources

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
March 2021

This policy brief from Credential Engine explores how full, open and transparent access to information about credentials and their value can be a crucial element of how states can work to dismantle inequitable systems.

  • Research/ Report
March 2021

This Urban Institute report presents data illustrating gaps in outcomes between learners of color and their White peers in online CTE postsecondary programs, identifies key challenges to improving outcomes for learners of color, and provides a framework for achieving those outcomes.

  • Research/ Report
March 2021

This report by Bellwether Education Partners and American Student Assistance provides a comprehensive assessment of work-based learning policies across the country.

  • Research/ Report
March 2021

This report from the Chicago Women in Trades National Center for Women's Equity in Apprenticeship and Employment explores challenges Latina and Black women face working in the construction industry and makes recommendations for creating a diverse and inclusive workforce that supports women of color.

  • Research/ Report
March 2021

This Advance CTE report provides a 5-step framework to address equity gaps in work-based learning by building a statewide infrastructure that enables cross-agency collaboration and prioritizes relationship building, data and accountability, quality, and extending social and cultural capital.

  • Research/ Report
February 2021

This resource from Capella University defines the key components of prior learning assessments (PLA) and provide strategies to make the implementation and sustainability of the PLA process successful.

  • Research/ Report
February 2021

This report from MDRC gauges community college leaders' perspectives on the recruitment, advising and supports for students in credit and noncredit programs. The report offers strategies for aligning recruitment and advising to support program entry and transition for learners.

  • Research/ Report
February 2021

This resource from the Aspen Institute describes the key components of work-based learning (WBL) programs that predominantly serve young adults (16-24) of color in workforce development programming.