Cross-Sector Strategies and Governance

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

  • Case Study
March 2015

This report from CIEB is one of three case studies that examine international approaches to vocational education and training. This report explores the vocational education system in Switzerland. 

  • Research/ Report
December 2015

This report evaluates the California Linked Learning District Initiative's sixth and final year, providing findings on how the career academy model impacts student graduation and college eligibility.

  • Guide/Tool
November 2014

This report and the accompanying guide from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation articulate a vision for a demand-driven system to manage the talent pipeline and prepare the future workforce for high-skill jobs.

  • Research/ Report
October 2014

This report from New America argues that postsecondary institutions are not set up to support the practical needs of today's students and explores the relationship between federal policy and the skills gap while exposing critical policy gaps in the federal Higher Education Act.

  • Guide/Tool
October 2015

This toolkit from the National Skills Coalition provides information that state policymakers and advocates can use to drive the establishment or expansion of sector partnership policies at the state level.

  • 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.

  • Policy
January 2004

The Cultural Support Specialists in Wisconsin help learners transition from high school to college by advocating for and providing services to learners to help them overcome some of the structural barriers that can prevent at-risk learners from accessing and succeeding in college.

  • Case Study
October 2016

This policy brief from Advance CTE explores state strategies to build a credential validation system, highlighting promising practices from Florida, Kansas and Louisiana.

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