Resources

  • Guide/Tool
May 2020

This toolkit from the National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity was developed through the Partnership to Advance Youth Apprenticeship and is designed to help youth apprenticeship practitioners identify and mitigate barriers to access and success in youth apprenticeship.

  • Guide/Tool
April 2020

This report from ExcelinEd explores college acceleration opportunities to illustrate how such opportunities can accelerate learners' progress through their educational and career pathways

  • Research/ Report
  • Guide/Tool
April 2020

This resource from the Education Commission of the States is a 50-state comparison of policies and activities related to secondary Career Technical Education programs across the country.

  • Guide/Tool
March 2020

This resource spotlights equity concerns for statewide college Promise programs and provides considerations for state policymakers as they design and implement Promise programs that advance equity. Specifically, the guide addresses affordability, access, and success for special populations

  • Guide/Tool
March 2020

This resource from Advance CTE and Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) aims to support state and local leaders as they work to develop or strengthen middle grades CTE policies, programs and practices.

  • Research/ Report
March 2020

This report from the Association of Community Colleges demonstrates how community colleges can use prior learning assessments (PLAs) to help learners bridge workforce and academic competencies. The report also explains how PLAs can be incorporated into strategies for workforce development.

  • Research/ Report
March 2020

This resource by The Manufacturing Institute, in partnership with SkillsUSA and the Student Research Foundation, reports findings from an annual survey that identify the characteristics of experiences that impact high school learner career choices, with a focus on manufacturing.

  • Guide/Tool
February 2020

This resource from the NGA defines what a high-quality work-based program looks like, explains the elements of long-term systems change needed for a high-quality program, and identifies strategies that can support each element of change.