Resources

  • Case Study
March 2016

This report by the Manhattan Institute looks at the state of CTE in New York City, praising the success of New York City's instructional CTE programs and offering recommendations to further improve the quality and effectiveness of the system.

  • Research/ Report
April 2016

This study from the Thomas B. Fordham Institute uses data from Arkansas to explore whether students benefit from Career Technical Education (CTE) coursework - and, more specifically, from focused sequences of CTE courses aligned to certain industries.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
June 2011

This brief from ACTE reviews and summarizes extant research on Career Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) to demonstrate how they help learners build academic, employability and technical skills.

  • Research/ Report
April 2016

This Education Trust report explores high school transcripts and finds that too many students leave high school with no clear path forward. The report identifies state and local levers, such as transcript analysis, credit policies and graduation requirements, to mitigate the challenge.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
February 2011

Pathways to Prosperity, from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, analyzed the reasons that America has failed to prepare so many of its youth, and suggests a national strategy that focuses on approaches beyond an academic, classroom-based education system.

  • Research/ Report
July 2016

This report from the Wisconsin Center for Research Evaluation provides the findings of the 2015-2016 pilot year evaluation of Academic and Career Planning (ACP) process and the resulting recommendations.

  • Case Study
April 2016

This report from the Workforce Data Quality Campaign draws on examples from Kentucky, Minnesota and New York to demonstrate how states can leverage longitudinal data to support research and policymaking.

  • Guide/Tool
April 2016

This fact sheet from the Workforce Data Quality Campaign (WDQC) provides information about the national Registered Apprenticeships program and the Registered Apprenticeship Partners Information Data System (RAPIDS).

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