This resource identifies roles that the state can play in supporting credential transparency, an online system with uniform, trusted and timely information about credentials, competencies, quality, pathways and outcomes.
This Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed) report provides state policymakers and advocates with an analysis of the various graduation pathways currently in effect. It also offers recommendations to help lawmakers and others focus graduation pathway policies on equity and excellence.
This Policy Benchmark Tool is a comprehensive resource designed to assist state leaders in strengthening the quality and use of career readiness data. It provides a roadmap and tools for understanding the six elements of a high-quality career readiness data ecosystem.
This report from the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education is organized around topics of importance to community colleges considering a stackable credentials approach to program design and provides information, examples and suggested resources.
NAPE's report shares challenges and promising practices of the IM STEM initiative, which uses a collective impact model to create systems changes in state-level agencies and organizations with the goal of providing diverse students access and opportunities for success in STEM and CTE.
This case study by the National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance at the Institute of Education Sciences examines CTE credentials most commonly earned by Virginia high school graduates and offers suggestions to help stakeholders understand the value of different credentials.
This resource developed by JFF is a guide to aid stakeholders in the task of researching and putting together the appropriate knowledge base needed to design and communicate about career pathways experiences that are aligned with local labor markets.