K-12

  • Case Study
June 2020

This resource from the Urban Institute is a case study on Iowa's high school apprenticeship programs. 

  • Research/ Report
May 2020

This report from JFF examines data from across the country revealing the promise and challenges of high school skilled trades education.

  • Research/ Report
  • Guide/Tool
April 2020

This resource from the Education Commission of the States is a 50-state comparison of policies and activities related to secondary Career Technical Education programs across the country.

  • Guide/Tool
April 2020

This report from ExcelinEd explores college acceleration opportunities to illustrate how such opportunities can accelerate learners' progress through their educational and career pathways

  • Research/ Report
March 2020

This resource by The Manufacturing Institute, in partnership with SkillsUSA and the Student Research Foundation, reports findings from an annual survey that identify the characteristics of experiences that impact high school learner career choices, with a focus on manufacturing.

  • Guide/Tool
March 2020

This resource from Advance CTE and Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) aims to support state and local leaders as they work to develop or strengthen middle grades CTE policies, programs and practices.

  • Research/ Report
February 2020

This report by the National Education Policy Center explores the history of vocational education and makes recommendations to school districts and policy makers on how Career Technical Education can avoid the mistakes of the past. 

  • Guide/Tool
February 2020

This resource from the NGA defines what a high-quality work-based program looks like, explains the elements of long-term systems change needed for a high-quality program, and identifies strategies that can support each element of change.