Funding and Finance

Resources on topics such as financial aid and funding models and formulas 

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This report by the Education Trust examines state outcomes-based funding policies and the extent to which states prioritized the enrollment and success of students of color and students from low-income backgrounds.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This brief from Columbia University's Community College Research Center discusses Guided Pathways as a comprehensive reform to the delivery of community college programs and learner supports.

  • Research/ Report
February 2021

This paper, produced by Advance CTE, ACTE and ECS, is the eighth annual review of CTE and career-readiness policies in the states and territories. The report highlights notable legislation, board rules, executive actions and governor-led initiatives in each state. 

  • Guide/Tool
June 2020

This resource, developed by The Council of State Governments Justice Center and Advance CTE, outlines key actions that state CTE leaders can take in partnership with juvenile and adult criminal justice agencies to ensure that youth in these systems have access to high-quality CTE programs.

  • Guide/Tool
March 2020

This resource spotlights equity concerns for statewide college Promise programs and provides considerations for state policymakers as they design and implement Promise programs that advance equity. Specifically, the guide addresses affordability, access, and success for special populations

  • Research/ Report
January 2020

This paper, produced by Advance CTE, ACTE and ECS, is the seventh annual review of CTE and career-readiness policies in the states and territories. The report highlights notable legislation, board rules, executive actions and governor-led initiatives in each state.  

  • Guide/Tool
August 2019

This guide, developed by Advance CTE with input from the Shared Solutions Workgroup on the Comprehensive Local Needs Assessment, identifies potential funding streams to support the CLNA. 

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
August 2019

This snapshot profiles how Dallas County Promise is helping learners achieve their college and career goals.