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  • Research/ Report
February 2021

This first of its kind national research explores the role of area technical centers (ATCs) in the CTE delivery system and how states can leverage ATCs to meet postsecondary attainment goals and serve learners.

  • Research/ Report
February 2021

This paper, produced by Advance CTE, ACTE and ECS, is the eighth annual review of CTE and career-readiness policies in the states and territories. The report highlights notable legislation, board rules, executive actions and governor-led initiatives in each state. 

  • Research/ Report
October 2020

This cross-state analysis from Advance CTE examines how states have leveraged the development of Perkins V state plans to advance the dual priorities of expanding quality and increasing equity within their CTE systems.

  • 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.

  • Research/ Report
January 2020

This paper, produced by Advance CTE, ACTE and ECS, is the seventh annual review of CTE and career-readiness policies in the states and territories. The report highlights notable legislation, board rules, executive actions and governor-led initiatives in each state.  

  • Research/ Report
July 2019

This resource is the first report in a three-part series capturing state policies to connect education and work. In particular, this resource explores several areas implicated in ensuring learners' educational experiences prepare them for success in the workplace.

  • Research/ Report
April 2019

This report draws on a national survey of State CTE Directors to examine how states are collecting and using career readiness data. 

  • Research/ Report
March 2019

The third edition of Making Career Readiness Count examines how states are measuring college and career readiness in their state and federal accountability systems. According to the report, the number of states counting career readiness has more than doubled between 2014 and 2019.