Illinois

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August 2020

This report from JFF identifies key lessons in developing systems for leadership and governance to scale and sustain regional college and career pathways programs.

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February 2019

This report from the ACCT provides an overview of registered apprenticeship programs and examines barriers to the expansion of programs, as well as strategies to improve programs.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
August 2018

This report from Advance CTE explores how states can leverage program approval and program evaluation policies and processes to ensure postsecondary CTE program quality. The report examines state examples from California, Florida and Wisconsin.

  • Case Study
July 2018

This report from the National Skills Coalition discusses the benefits of partnerships between community colleges and businesses, and how this can be supported through the Higher Education Act. 

  • Case Study
May 2018

This brief from the National League of Cities examines how afterschool and summer learning opportunities can be leveraged as strategies to improve workforce development in communities.

  • Case Study
May 2018

This brief from the National League of Cities examines how afterschool and summer learning opportunities can be leveraged as strategies to improve college and career readiness among students.

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March 2018

This report from the American Enterprise Institute examines the role work colleges play in bridging equity gaps, disucsses outcomes associated with the work college model, and provides recommendations for a successful work college.

  • Case Study
January 2018

This white paper from the American Youth Policy Forum explores how afterschool and workforce initiatives can be aligned at the systems level to address the need for a highly skilled workforce.