Massachusetts

  • 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.

  • Case Study
  • Research/ Report
July 2017

This brief from the College and Career Readiness and Success Center at AIR provides an overview of research related to early-college high schools to help states meet the evidence requirements under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). 

  • 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.

  • Case Study
June 2017

This report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and Strada Education Network profiles ten colleges and programs to examine the role that employers play in engaging institutions of higher education to better align pathways with workforce competencies. 

  • Case Study
  • Guide/Tool
February 2017

This guide, developed by Jobs for the Future and the College in High School Alliance, profiles design principles and explores opportunities through ESSA to expand early college high school programs.