Cross-Sector Strategies and Governance

Resources on topics such as secondary and postsecondary partnerships, cross-sector strategies and governance

  • Case Study
September 2016

This report by the Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities provides an overview of the MMSI program, which aims to address the STEM equity gap by strengthening the community college pipeline and fostering collaborations between community colleges and four-year institutions.

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
August 2016

This paper draws on lessons learned from a study of international education systems and identifies strategies that state legislators and education leaders can take to turn around education in their own states.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
January 2017

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

  • Guide/Tool
August 2018

This guide from the Department of Labor outlines four key elements necessary to make high school apprenticeship programs successful.

  • Research/ Report
March 2017

This paper from Jobs for the Future draws on interviews and site visits from California Career Pathways Trust grant recipients to identify common successes and challenges two years after the program was established by the California legislature. 

  • Research/ Report
January 2014

This paper, the result of a collaboration between Advance CTE and ACTE, provides both an overview and a state-by-state review of policy changes occurring in 2013 across the country that have impacted CTE.

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
July 2017

This report from the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce profiles five approaches state leaders are taking to use technological advances to improve the use of data and help learners navigate the complex system of postsecondary credentials. 

  • Research/ Report
December 2017

This document describes how states are leveraging the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) to advance career readiness, specifically looking at state activity related to long-term goals, accountability, Title II and Title IV.

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