Massachusetts

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
April 2021

This resource is designed to help states establish processes and routines for systematically engaging representatives of learners with special population status at the state level.

  • 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.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
December 2019

This snapshot describes Massachusetts' impact across the entire New Skills for Youth initiative.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
December 2019

This report examines the impact of the 10 New Skills for Youth states across the entire initiative and highlights the state role in catalyzing and transforming career readiness oppurtunities for youth.

  • Policy
October 2019

This policy profile features Massachusetts' efforts to improve job training and economic oppertunities in the state. 

  • Case Study
January 2019

This brief, the third in the Making Good on the Promise series, maps out steps state leaders can take to rebuild trust in marginalized communities that CTE historically failed to serve equitably. 

  • Guide/Tool
January 2018

This brief from the College and Career Readiness and Success Center and the American Youth Policy Forum demonstrates how two federal laws, ESSA and IDEA, can promote the development of meaningful pathways to postsecondary opportunities by ensuring all students are college and career ready.

  • Guide/Tool
July 2017

This guidance document from Massachusetts summarizes the Commonwealth's High Quality College and Career Pathways (HQCCP) Innovation Pathways criteria and design principles.