K-12

  • Snapshots
June 2021

This snapshot provides a summary of the priorities for Nashville, Tennessee's New Skills ready network team, focusing on establishing a shared understanding around systemic barriers to racial equity and developing a data-sharing agreement between secondary and postsecondary institutions.

  • Research/ Report
May 2021

This advance CTE policy brief offers strategies and best practices for designing strong statewide policies that remove barriers for participation in early postsecondary education opportunities in postsecondary credential and degree programs.

  • Research/ Report
  • Guide/Tool
May 2021

This playbook from the Clayton Christensen Institute is intended to help K–12 and postsecondary leaders implement and adapt strategies, tools, and metrics that build and strengthen students’ networks.

  • Guide/Tool
April 2021

The Virtual Internship Toolkit is a resource to help grow the number of high-quality virtual internship experiences for high school students by providing best practice-informed guidance that can support employers and school staff to develop programs more easily.

  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource discusses the new mechanisms in Perkins V to broaden and diversify the pipeline of prospective learners that enter secondary CTE programs by expanding CTE in the middle grades.

  • Research/ Report
March 2021

This report by Bellwether Education Partners and American Student Assistance provides a comprehensive assessment of work-based learning policies across the country.

  • Research/ Report
March 2021

This Advance CTE report provides a 5-step framework to address equity gaps in work-based learning by building a statewide infrastructure that enables cross-agency collaboration and prioritizes relationship building, data and accountability, quality, and extending social and cultural capital.

  • Research/ Report
February 2021

This Alliance for Excellent Education (All4Ed) report provides state policymakers and advocates with an analysis of the various graduation pathways currently in effect. It also offers recommendations to help lawmakers and others focus graduation pathway policies on equity and excellence.