Cross-Sector Strategies and Governance

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

  • 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.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2016

This infographic, produced by the WDQC, identifies different sources of postsecondary, workforce and employment data that are commonly available in state longitudinal data systems across the country. 

  • Case Study
January 2019

This brief, the third in the Making Good on the Promise series, maps out steps state leaders can take to rebuild trust in marginalized communities that CTE historically failed to serve equitably. 

  • 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
February 2017

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

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
June 2018

This report from the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, the Center for Workforce and Economic Opportunity, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, and the National Skills Coalition provides a roadmap of steps southern states may take to establish policies to close their skills gaps.

  • Research/ Report
May 2018

This report from the American Enterprise Institute explores how community colleges could play a more active role in growing the number of apprenticeships nationwide

  • Research/ Report
April 2018

This report from the Center for American Progress analyzes state high school graduation requirements for a basic, nonadvanced high school diploma to understand the extent to which diploma requirements align with eligibility requirements for a student's chosen postsecondary pathway of choice.

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