Resources

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
October 2016

This policy brief from MDRC summarizes an evaluation of New York's WorkAdvance skills training program and provides replicable strategies to identify targeted industry sectors, align training with program need, and strengthen retention and advancement for program participants. 

  • Guide/Tool
August 2016

This policy framework from the American Institutes of Research is designed to help states align their visions for college and career readiness with requirements and opportunities under ESSA.

  • 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
December 2015

This paper from RTI International draws on change management theory to provide a model for states to execute a comprehensive career pathways strategy.

  • Case Study
October 2015

This report from CNA Education identifies high-growth, high-wage occupations in Florida and maps them to associated CTE Career Clusters ®.

  • Policy
August 2015

This policy profile describes Delaware's CTE program of study approval policy. The policy was adopted in 2015 and provides two options for local education agencies: either adopting state-model programs of study or developing local programs of study that must be approved by the state.

  • Guide/Tool
November 2016

This report from Getting Smart and the Buck Institute for Education is the second in a three-part series examining how project-based learning can prepare students for success in the 21st century economy

  • Guide/Tool
November 2016

This report from the SREB provides five actions for states and schools to help more young people learn computer science and explore and choose careers in computing fields.

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