Massachusetts

  • Policy
January 2022

This policy profile describes Massachusetts' Innovation Pathways, which are designed to cultivate partnerships with employers to give learners an opportunity to deepen their knowledge and skills in a chosen career pathway before graduating from high school.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
November 2021

This brief highlights promising practices for ICAP implementation at the state and local levels and provides recommendations for further state and local work to scale ICAPs. 

  • Snapshots
June 2021

This snapshot provides a summary of the priorities for Boston, Massachusetts' New Skills ready network team, focusing on building a systems-change mindset among the cross-sector team and developing common and foundational definitions to signal their commitment to equity.

  • Research/ Report
June 2021

This annual report provides an overview of the early achievements and innovation from the first year of the New Skills ready network initiative.

  • 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.

  • Research/ Report
December 2020

This brief from Education Strategy Group provides examples of how states can make equity a core driver in their postsecondary credential attainment goals.

  • Case Study
  • Snapshots
December 2019

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