Resources

  • Research/ Report
January 2016

This report from Advance CTE and ACTE takes a state-by-state look at CTE-related policies passed in 2015, while drawing out major themes and trends from the year.

  • Guide/Tool
January 2017

This toolkit from the Urban League of Louisiana and YouthForce NOLA provides ideas and strategies that schools can implement to strengthen their efforts to engage families as partners in schools’ career pathways programs of study. 

  • Guide/Tool
February 2016

This report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation presents two approaches for expanding the employer role in higher education accreditation and provides roadmap for developing an independent, employer-driven system.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
January 2017

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

  • Guide/Tool
March 2016

This guide from the Connecticut State Department of Education/ Transition Task Force compares different tools, supports and federal requirements for serving students with disabilities or medical conditions.

  • Case Study
December 2016

This report from America's Promise Alliance examines the role that relationship building plays in supporting students along their career pathways. The report examines four sites to determine common approaches and best practices. 

  • Research/ Report
January 2017

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

  • Guide/Tool
December 2016

This tool, developed by the Tennessee Department of Education during Phase One of the New Skills for Youth initiative, is designed to map the scope and quality of career pathways programs.

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