Resources

  • Case Study
April 2017

This report from the Education Commission of the States examines state policies related to guided pathways, an increasingly popular strategy to help students complete a credential in a timely manner. 

 

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
February 2017

This snapshot profile describes Vermont's work during Phase One of the New Skills for Youth initiative. 

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
February 2017

This guide, developed by Jobs for the Future and the College in High School Alliance, profiles design principles and explores opportunities through ESSA to expand early college high school programs.

  • Guide/Tool
April 2017

This policy brief from Higher Ed for Higher Standards identifies clear strategies for developing aligned K–12 and higher education goals and outlines how states can use those goals to drive strategic actions to support all youth on their path to attain a postsecondary credential of value.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
March 2019

This snapshot profiles Delaware’s progress in the New Skills for Youth initiative for the 2018 calendar year.

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
December 2016

This policy paper from the OECD proposes strategies for making work-based learning more attractive to the employer community, particularly for at-risk youth.

  • Research/ Report
January 2017

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

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
January 2017

This snapshot profile describes Wisconsin's work during Phase One of the New Skills for Youth initiative. 

The Learning that Works Resource Center was developed through the New Skills for Youth initiative, a partnership of the Council of Chief State School Officers, Advance CTE and the Education Strategy Group, generously funded by JPMorgan Chase & Co