This brief from the Center on Great Teachers and Leaders at the American Institutes for Research explores the question of how states can ensure that CTE teachers can award academic credit to students for their classes.
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.
The report, published by the U.S. Department of Education, uses survey data collected from State CTE Directors to examine how state CTE funding is distributed to local secondary and postsecondary programs. States can use this resource to evaluate strategies and best practices
This brief from Jobs for the Future draws on early work from the Pathways to Prosperity Network to lay out policy and structural changes states should take into consideration as they build career pathways between secondary and postsecondary systems.
This white paper from RTI International and Advance CTE lays out specific recommendations for how the U.S. Department of Education and future legislation from Congress can provide additional guidance to help Perkins grantees generate more valid, reliable and comparable state data.
This paper analyzes 18 sets of industry-based standards to determine how well they match up to the Common Career Technical Core, aiming to provide actionable information to state and local CTE leaders.
This framework was created by the Alliance for Quality Career Pathways, a partnership between CLASP and ten leading career pathways states. The framework is designed to support cross-sector development, implementation and improvement of career pathways systems at the state and local levels.