Cross-Sector Strategies and Governance

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

  • Guide/Tool
November 2017

This cheat sheet is designed to help rural policymakers identify leverage points across federal education and workforce programs to support and expand access to high-quality rural CTE at both the secondary and postsecondary levels.

  • Research/ Report
June 2018

This report from Pearsons and Jobs for the Future concludes that the United States is experiencing a new wave of postsecondary education reform called "demand driven education" and examines promising practices from the U.S. and U.K. to support a demand driven education system.

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
April 2018

This report by the Foundation for Excellence in Education provides a guide to build strong cross-sector partnerships among secondary education, postsecondary institutions, and business and industry to develop and strengthen career pathways for learners.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
April 2018

This snapshot profiles Tennessee's progress in the New Skills for Youth initiative. 

  • Policy
January 2013

 Idaho's Program Alignment Initative establishes statewide articulation agreements and aligns secondary and postsecondary learning outcomes in order to provide learners with a seamless transition from secondary into postsecondary.

  • Case Study
February 2018

This report from the American Enterprise Institute examines the colocation of a school, college and workplace in Michigan to discuss the advantages and areas of growth for colocation efforts.

  • Case Study
January 2018

This case study from Jobs for the Future profiles Tennessee's efforts to strengthen and expand high-quality career pathways through the Pathways to Prosperity initiative. 

  • Case Study
January 2018

This white paper from the American Youth Policy Forum explores how afterschool and workforce initiatives can be aligned at the systems level to address the need for a highly skilled workforce.

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